Interior of the St. Mary's Church, Tagoat, Ireland, by A. W. N. Pugin

St. Mary's Church, Tagoat, Ireland by A. W. N. Pugin. 1843-1846. This cruciform church is replete with Pugin features, retaining the original altar, pieta, sedelia, piscine. [Click on the images to enlarge them: some details cannot be seen in the smaller versions.]

Left: View from behind the altar. Right: View of wood-beam ceiling looking toward chancel.

Left: encaustic tile floor.

Stained glass above the altar. For the ceiling, see below left.

Left: Pieta sculpted in marble on high altar. Right: Chapel altar.



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