ME02595 - RATHGILLEN - Church

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Situated on a level, low-lying landscape in a part of Rathgillen townland called Killaruggle on the 1908 ed. of the OS 6-inch map. A church associated with St. Patrick at Killaruggle is recorded in the folk record and there was thought to be a well and a cross-inscribed stone there (IFC: Schools’ Collection vol. 712, 256), for which see this web-page accessed on 18/10/2018: A rectangular overgrown structure with walls that are almost complete (T 0.6m) except the N wall is largely missing is regarded locally as a Penal church.. There are no architectural features present and there is no evidence of an enclosure or burials associated with it. Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of revised upload; 30 October, 2018

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

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