View of the ruins of Clare Abbey, near Ennis. The abbey is roofless and has a square bell tower. It stands on rising ground in a hilly landscape, with some other buildings nearby. The tower of Clare Castle can be seen in the distance on the right-hand side. There is a stone wall in the foreground. The image is surrounded by an oval frame. The caption appears above it in a ribbon banner.
Archaeological Survey, at http://webgis.archaeology.ie/NationalMonuments/FlexViewer/, record CL033-120001. Accessed 19.12.2014.
Inscribed in Image
|Technique||Pen and ink drawings|
|Subject(s)||Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture|
|Keywords(s)||Archaeological sites, Birds, Buildings, Castles, Churches, Hills, Ruins, Steeples, Towers, Trees|
|Dimensions||8 cm x 6.3 cm|
|Published / created||1681|
|Travel Account||Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland|
|Print or manuscript||Manuscript|
|Location of image in copy||p. 191|
|Source copy||National Library of Ireland MS 392|
|Rights||Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland|
Related text from travel account
|The ABBEY of CLARE which lyeth between the Castle of that name and the Town of Ennis is also thought to have been founded by the sayd Duke of Clarence, for the love he bore and in memory to a Priory of that name in Suffolk, where his first wife lyes buried, after whose death, he was married again unto Violenta the sister of John Galeas Duke of Millayne whereto he journied. [p. 190]|