J4079 : The Priory church, Holywood (1)

taken 11 years ago, near to Cultra and Holywood, Northern Ireland

The Priory church, Holywood (1)
The Priory church, Holywood (1)
Inside the remains of the old church (looking towards High Street). The church, which measures 78ftX24ft, was disused and roofless by 1845. The interior was later used for burials. The building is locked and not open to the public - this view is through a window on the north eastern side.
The Priory church and graveyard, Holywood

The Priory stands at the Bangor end of High Street surrounded by modern development. It was built as a parish church in about 1200. It later became a Franciscan friary, reverting to the status of a parish church after restoration in 1615. It became disused in the middle of the 19th century when replaced by a new parish church.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 10 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 400 793 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.5875N 5:49.8830W
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Irish: geotagged! J 400 793
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Holywood  Church (Ruined)  Graves 

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