Old Mellifont Abbey

The famous octagonal lavabo of Old Mellifont Abbey, Louth. The lavabo would have served as a ritual washroom for the monks.

The octagonal lavabo of Old Mellifont Abbey • Louth

The Later History of Old Mellifont Abbey

Arched opening of the lavabo looking out at the ecclesiastical complex

Looking through the lavabo • Louth

Upper left: The ruins of the Abbey • Lower left: Remains of the cloister arcades • Right: The Romanesque architecture at Mellifont

Top: The ruins of the Abbey • Middle: The Romanesque architecture at Mellifont • Bottom: Remains of the cloister arcades

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