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Templenagalliaghdoo
Templum Monialium
Teampall na gCailleach Dubh
54°03′16″N 9°15′49″W / 54.054360°N 9.263607°W / 54.054360; -9.263607Coordinates: 54°03′16″N 9°15′49″W / 54.054360°N 9.263607°W / 54.054360; -9.263607
Location Errew, Castlehill, County Mayo
Country Ireland
Denomination Catholic
Architecture
Functional status inactive
Specifications
Length 7.7 m (25 ft)
Width 4.6 m (15 ft)
Number of floors 1
Materials stone
Administration
Diocese Killala
Designations
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Templenagalliaghdoo
Reference no. 308

Templenagalliaghdoo is a medieval church and National Monument in County Mayo, Ireland.

Location

Templenagalliaghdoo is located on a peninsula stretching into Lough Conn, immediately to the north of Errew Abbey.

History

The name means "Church of the Black Nun." This church was built on the site of a previous church founded in the 6th century; it may have been an oratory or nunnery.

Buildings

Templenagalliaghdoo is a small rectangular building with walls 50 cm thick and an entrance in the southwest, surrounded by a dry stone wall enclosure (17 × 23 m).

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