Swasticka Slab

This wedge-shaped slab is formed of 2 sections neatly jointed together. The upper surface of the stone is decorated with a raised rectangular pattern embodying a swastika motif and an interlaced curvilinear design. The monument is well preserved but appears to bear no dedication.

Swastika Slab


By 1756, only a small section of the church was kept in repair, the remainder having gone to ruin (Smith, 177). In the graveyard, S of the church, many carved fragments of medieval date have been re-used as gravemarkers. The present Church of Ireland church was built on the site in 1807 and there are no visible remains of any earlier structure.


This wedge-shaped slab is formed of 2 sections neatly jointed together. The upper surface of the stone is decorated with a raised rectangular pattern embodying a swastika motif and an interlaced curvilinear design. The monument is well preserved but appears to bear no dedication.


The above description is derived from J. Cuppage (compiler) 'Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey.' Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne (1986), no. 1011.



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