The Foolish Virgins

William Burges (1827-81)

Designed 1862-63; consecrated 1870; towers and spires 1879

St. Fin Barre's Cathedral

Cork limestone

Cork, Republic of Ireland

Other views and Related Material

  • Looking towards the chancel end
  • West front
  • Stone carving on the west door tympanum
  • Detail of tympanum
  • Resurrection Angel
  • Ironwork on the doors
  • Windows of the south transept
  • Interior
  • Altar, pulpit and lectern
  • Pulpit
  • Stained glass window: Cain and Abel
  • Cain and Abel (detail)
  • Burges memorial window
  • Plaque bearing William Burges's name
  • "The Eclecticism of William Burges"

    Photograph and text 2009 by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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