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Donaghmore Cross, Donaghmore

  •   Donaghmore, County Tyrone

The cross is a composite, made up of parts of 2 different crosses. It is said to have been thrown down in 17th Century & re-erected in the 18th. On the West side are the following scenes: a mounted horseman, Adam & Eve, Cain & Abel & the Sacrifice of Isaac. On the East side are the Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Adoration of the Magi, the Baptism, the Miracle at Cana, the Multiplication of Loaves & Fishes, the Arrest & the Crucifixion. Other decoration includes geometric motifs seen on other Ulster crosses. It may be 10th Century.

Stone Information

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  • Stonework Construction:
    Carved ashlar
  • Condition Assessment (QUB):
    Stage 1 – A façade in this condition will only require localised remedial treatment concentrating on individual blocks. Stage 1 classification may also indicate that no intervention is needed with only periodic re-assessment of the façade is recommended.
  • OS Irish Grid (Easting):
  • OS Irish Grid (Northing):

Architect Information

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  • Date of construction:
    10th Century?
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  • 2nd survey by EHS: