Temple na Hoe & Temple na Griffin, Ardfert
Map Reference: Q785212 (0785, 1212)
A short distance north-west of Ardfert Cathedral is the nave of a nave and chancel church known as Temple na Hoe.
There is a fine Romanesque chancel arch of two orders.
In the south wall is a round-headed window with good decoration inside and outside. There is a Romanesque doorway in the west wall.
There are high-pitched gables and the eaves are richly carved, including masks at the tops of the round corner columns. The small church a little further west is Temple na Griffin.
It has a high-pitched roof and a two-light window in the east wall. In the frame of the window in the north wall is a panel depicting two intertwined beasts.
The doorway is in the south wall.
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