Ancient tomb in the churchyard of Banagher, Co. Derrry said to be the tomb of St Muiredach O'Heney
J. W[...] Smith.
|Main Creator:||Smith, J. W., artist|
View of the ruins of Banagher Church, County Derry. Title inscribed in ink on sheet with dimensions of church indicated underneath: Height abt. [about] 6ft 3 in[inches] Length 10 ft 8 in Breadth 4 f 10 in[inches]. An same sheet at right of page is an illustration of a stone slab entitled: "Stone lying among the ruins at the Western Door of Church of Banagher". Signed underneath by artist: "J. W[...] Smith. This medieval parish church was chosen by Archbishop Colton of Armagh as the base for his visitation of Derry diocese in 1397. It was abandoned by the 17th century and was vested into the care of the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland in 1880.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
[n.d., between ca. 1810 and 1880?].
Formerly held at PD 4165 TB.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen and ink ; 31.7 x 19 cm.
|Call Number||View in||Collection|
|Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.