Mellifont Abbey

This Cistercian abbey is mostly in ruins, but there is a fine lavabo that is mostly intact, along with the chapter house and a section of the cloister. Nearby are ruins of a gateway and a small church.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248803
Names
Mellifont Abbey
Location
Categories
church
monastery
abbeys
ruins
abbey churches
religious complex
Affiliations
Christianity
Roman Catholicism
Cistercian Order
Styles
Romanesque
medieval
Materials
stone

Timeline

1142

Construction of Mellifont Abbey

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Mellifont Abbey. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.mellifontabbey.ie/>