Bective Abbey

Bective Abbey, Meath. The abbey is enclosed by a stone wall and is situated in green pasture.

A view of Bective Abbey • Meath

Uncovering the story of Bective Abbey

looking through a decorative archway into the 15th century cloister in Bective Abbey, Meath

A view into the 15th century cloister • Meath

looking through a decorative archway into the 15th century cloister in Bective Abbey, Meath

A view into the 15th century cloister • Meath

Upper left: the interior of the 15th century cloister • Lower left: the walls of Bective Abbey have numerous examples of blocked up arches and windows, evidence of the changing use of the buildings over centuries • Right: a carving of Bernard of Clairvaux, one of the key figures of the Cistercian Order

Top: the interior of the 15th century cloister • Middle: a carving of Bernard of Clairvaux, one of the key figures of the Cistercian Order • Bottom: the walls of Bective Abbey have numerous examples of blocked up arches and windows, evidence of the changing use of the buildings over centuries