ME03162 - KNOCKISLAND - Chapel

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Site known locally as the Chapel bank. There is a local tradition that mass was said here in Penal times. A nearby field called the 'watching park' is where people used to keep watch while mass was being said. Identified by Du Noyer (1866) on Geological Survey maps as 'site of ancient chapel' (pers. comm. Mr Colin Byrne, Briarleas, County Meath). Compiled by Geraldine Stout Date of upload: 13/03/2012

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

Monument Details

Address:
KNOCKISLAND, Meath
GPS:
53.6534, -6.39655
SMRS:
ME027-082----
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