Clones High Cross

Map Reference: H500261 (2500, 3261)

St Tighernach founded a monastery at Clones in the 6th century. The High Cross is composed of fragments of two sandstone crosses, the head is much too small for the shaft.

On the W face is the Fall of Man, the Sacrifice of Isaac and Daniel in the Lions' Den. On the E face is the Adoration of the Magi, the Marriage Feast of Cana, the Miracle of the Loaves & Fishes, and the Crucifixion.

Other panels on the narrow sides have geometrical decoration.

For details of other Figured High Crosses click on the links below

Dysert O’Dea, Co Clare Kilfenora, Co Clare Killaloe, Co Clare Camus, Co Derry Carndonagh, Co Donegal Donaghmore, Co Down Boho, Co Fermanagh Galloon, Co Fermanagh Tuam, Co Galway Castledermott, Co Kildare Moone, Co Kildare Kilkeeran, Co Kilkenny Killamery, Co Kilkenny Kilree, Co Kilkenny Monasterboice, Co Louth Termonfeckin, Co Louth Duleek, Co Meath Kells, Co Meath Kells Market Cross, Co Meath Killary, Co Meath Clonmacnois, Co Offaly Durrow, Co Offaly Drumcliffe, Co Sligo Ahenny, Co Tipperary Arboe, Co Tyrone Donaghmore, Co Tyrone

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