Another marvellous old abbey ruin – alas not a great deal of it still standing. Jerpoint abbey was founded in 1160, and colonised by Cistercian monks soon after. It follows the conventional Cistercian layout, but many of the buildings in the medieval abbey no longer exist, including many that would have been around the sides of the cloister. But I still found it interesting.
And now for a few details that caught my eye..click on any image to scroll through