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County Down

St Cummain, a hermit in the 8C founded a monastery here. There are 2 churches, both pre-12C; the one near the entrance is the older. The walls were bonded with clay, not mortar. Remains of an earlier wooden church have been found. There is also a small Cross Slab.

OS: 21 613 524 marked

Church 1 exterior view Church 1 church 1 window Church 2 Cross Slab closeup Cross Slab The two churches