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Kilkenny landscape photography

Sheepstown church 2
Fujifilm x100
Sheepstown church, County Kilkenny
Irish Landscape photography : Nigel Borrington

Sheepstown Chapel, which is located at the end of a very small field in county kilkenny was built during the twelfth century which mark the reorganisation from a monastic church system to a diocesan system. The grounds of the church are small with only a very few graves with in the walls, the chapel building is also tiny. When built, only being used for the local community of farmers and their workers.

The chapel was dedicated to St. Muicin, It’s architectural details, as in the doorway are plain, except for the beaded moulding on the four corners of the building and what is known as a ” Clock – Stone ” high up on the West Gable.

The location is very secluded and peaceful, the kind of place well worth visiting and taking your time in.

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Sheepstown church, County Kilkenny, Gallery

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7 responses

  1. Your work is superb!

    October 14, 2013 at 3:53 pm

  2. Hello Navery πŸ™‚

    Thank you, that is a great comment and I am very happy that you enjoyed the post πŸ™‚

    October 14, 2013 at 6:28 pm

  3. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    Looks like the sort of place I’d love to walk around.

    October 15, 2013 at 1:55 pm

    • Hello Vicki πŸ™‚

      It’s a magical little spot and very peaceful πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      October 15, 2013 at 10:24 pm

  4. I love the colors. Well done.

    October 16, 2013 at 12:42 am

    • Hello πŸ™‚

      Thank you, very pleased you enjoyed the post

      October 16, 2013 at 7:55 pm

  5. 1annecasey

    Just beautiful Nigel. You’ve captured the stillness of this place artfully. That black and white shot is a real masterpiece.

    October 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm

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