Armoy Church and Tower

Armoy, United Kingdom

There are the remains of an Irish round tower on the edge of the Armoy village. An early monastery was founded about AD 460 by Saint Olcán, a disciple of Saint Patrick. The only trace of an early monastery is the stump of the round tower, which stands in the grounds of St Patrick's Parish Church. The tower is about 11 m high and has three storeys. At one time, Armoy was the main religious settlement in the Irish part of the kingdom of Dál Riata.

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Founded: 460 AD
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Krystle Boyd (15 months ago)
Beautiful spot, lots of history, easy access and a disabled toilet.
Jayne Strickland (19 months ago)
Beautiful
STEVE daNORM (19 months ago)
Nice place especially if you like old architecture
Ray Don (2 years ago)
Deffo going back
John H (3 years ago)
Beautiful old round tower in the grounds of local church of Ireland a serene spot
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