Bell Tower/Stand, Barnaderg

Bell tower/stand, St. Mary's Church, Killererin

Killererin Heritage Society

Free standing cast iron bell stand/towerc. 1920
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Description

Freestanding cast-iron bell stand, made by Byrne of Dublin c.1920, comprising round columns on flat plates bolted into concrete plinth, and having fluted lower parts, moulded bands above and to top of columns, with bands of acanthus leaves, columns supporting girders in turn supporting decorative cast-iron supports for bronze bell.

Appraisal

This is a standard bell tower stand design frequently used where there is no bellcote and is distinguished by very good quality cast details, especially to the columns.

Reg. No. 30404409  Date 1910 – 1930  Townland CARROWMANAGH (TIAQUIN BY)
County Co. Galway  Coordinates 151534, 247167

Categories of Special Interest ARCHITECTURAL ARTISTIc, SOCIAL.
Rating: Regional, Original Use: bell tower/stand,  In Use As bell tower/stand.

This information is published in Killererin – A Parish History which is available for purchase elsewhere on this site.

 

This page was added on 09/07/2018.

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