Freshford Church

Map Reference: S406648 (2406, 1648)

St Lachtain founded a church here in 622. The present church dates from 1730 but in the west gable is a fine 12th century Romanesque doorway.

It has three orders and is very deep. Some figure sculpture can be seen on either side but it is greatly weathered.

There is also some key pattern. The doorway is surmounted by a plain triangular hood which may be more recent.

Above this is a round window with chevron decoration.

For details of other Decorated Romanesque Doorways & Arches click on the links below

Kilmore Cathedral, Co Cavan Dysert O’Dea, Co Clare Killaloe Cathedral, Co Clare White Island, Co Fermanagh Annaghdown Cathedral, Co Galway Clonfert, Co Galway Tuam Cathedral, Co Galway Aghadoe, Co Kerry Ardfert Cathedral, Co Kerry Kilmalkedar, Co Kerry Castledermott, Co Kildare Kildare Cathedral, Co Kildare Ullard, Co Kilkenny Killeshin, Co Laois Timahoe, Co Laois The Nun's Church, Clonmacnois, Co Offaly Rahan, Co Offaly Cashel, Co Tipperary Donaghmore, Co Tipperary Kilcash, Co Tipperary Monaincha, Co Tipperary Roscrea, Co Tipperary St Saviour’s Priory, Glendalough, Co Wicklow

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