St. Mary's Church, Downsmill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt. Mary's Church, Downshill
Eaglais Fhearann na Coille
|Location||Woodlands, Kilcoole, County Wicklow|
|Dedication||Mary, mother of Jesus|
|Years built||11th century|
|Length||14 m (46 ft)|
|Width||7.5 m (25 ft)|
|Height||5 m (16 ft)|
|Number of floors||1|
|Floor area||105 m2 (1,130 sq ft)|
St. Mary's Church is located 1.2 km (¾ mile) west of Delgany, in the southern part of the Glen of the Downs.
St. Mary's Church is dated to the 11th century AD, but there is scant evidence for this. Other sources place its construction in the 15th century.
The church was restored in 1906 and the baptismal font inside the door set into place.
St. Mary's is a nave and chancel church, with a bell-cote in the west. The doorway has two bevelled granite jambs. The east wall has an arched window, with the south and north having opposing flat arch windows.
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