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CIIC 264. Ardmore II, Co. Waterford

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National Monuments Service Record Number: WA040-008006-

Site Type

Ecclesiastical

Description

Site

Early ecclesiastical site (Ard Mór Uí Seasta – Ardocheasty townland). Early features at this site include St Declan's oratory, cathedral ruins (Romanesque), round tower, and 2 other ogham stones (CIIC 263, CIIC 265) still on site inside cathedral walls.

Monument

0.86m x 0.30m x 0.05m (converted from Macalister 1945, 260). Both ends broken off.

Text

'Inscription imperfect at both ends... One vowel notch precedes the N ... the distal ends of all scores on the H-side have been lost' (Macalister 1945, 260).

Transcription

...NACI MAQI ...

Translation

'?-nach son of ?'

Commentary

  • ...NACI probably contains a personal name guttural suffix -AC (o-stem), cp. 148. Ballinrannig, Co. Kerry (TENAC[I]) (McManus 1991, 108).

Locations

Found

`...found in the nave of the cathedral, built into a low wall' (Macalister 1945, 260) at Ardmore early ecclesiastical site, townland of Ardocheasty and barony of Decies within Drum. (GPS coordinates -7.726208,51.948826

Original

Unknown

Last Recorded

National Museum of Ireland, Dublin. The present location of this stone may be accessed via the National Monuments Service Historic Environment viewer on www.archaeology.ie. (GPS coordinates -6.254558,53.340408)

History of Recording

First noted in 1855 as having been discovered by Mr. Windele (Fitzgerald 1855, 230).

References

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