Near Monasterboice in County Louth, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
The North Church / An Teampall Thuaidh
A 13th century reconstruction on the foundations of an earlier monastic building, used as a small parochial church after the monastery at Monasterboice had come to an end. It remains little of architectural interest. The east windows and most of that gable have disappeared.
Hatógadh an teampall seo ar fhothaí sean-mhainistreach, agus húsáideadh mar theampall paróiste é tar éis an mhainistir dul i léig.
Erected by Bord Fáilte Éireann. (Marker Number 98.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 53° 46.667′ N, 6° 25.076′ W. Marker is near Monasterboice, Leinster, in County Louth. Marker is on the south interior wall of the North Church, in the Monasterboice monastery site, about 0.8 miles west of the village of Monasterboice, and about 0.5 miles WNW of the intersection of Tower View road with routes Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Round Tower / An Cloigtheach (a few steps from this marker); The South Church / An Teampall Theas (a few steps from this marker); Monasterboice / Mainistir Bhuithe (within shouting distance of this marker); Knowth / Cnogbha (approx. 9.7 kilometers away); The Woodhenge/Pit circle / The Winter Soltice (approx. 10 kilometers away); Slane Abbey (approx. 10.6 kilometers away); Saint Patrick on the Hill of Slane (approx. 10.6 kilometers away); Duleek 1916 - 1981 Hunger Strike Monument (approx. 13 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monasterboice.
Also see . . . Monasterboice. (Submitted on November 20, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,223 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2009.