Abbeys and Priories in Thomastown., County Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland
Tel: +353(0) 56 24623
Fax: +353(0) 56 54003
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HISTORIC HOUSES, CASTLES, GARDENS AND MUSEUMS IN COUNTY KILKENNY
An outstanding Cistercian abbey founded in the second half of the 12th century. The church with its Romanesque details dates from this period. In the transept chapels the visitor can see 13th 16th century tomb sculpture. The tower and cloister date from the 15th century. The chief delight of the Abbey is the sculptured cloister arcade with unique carvings.
The Visitor Centre houses an interesting exhibition. Access for visitors with disabilities.
Guided tours available.
2.5km south-west from Thomastown on N9.
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