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Hurley, Excavations at the Dominican Priory, St Mary's of the Isle, Crosse's Green, Cork. Hurley, Maurice F. / Sheehan, Cathy M. Excavations at the Dominican Priory, St Mary’s of the Isle, Crosse’s Green, Cork. Cork, Cork Corporation, 1995. 21.5 cm x 29.5 cm. VI, 135 pages including numerous diagrams and photographs. Original softcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear.

Includes the following chapters: Introduction / Historical background / The Excavation: The Church / The Excavation: The Claustral Range / The Burial: The historical background; The grave types; A mediieval demographic sample / The Finds: Pottery; Architectural stone; Tomb slabs, sarcophagi and effigies; Millstones and small artefacts; Bone and antler artefacts; Metal artefacts; Coins; Clay pipes; Structural timber / Footnotes / Bibliography.

″Evidence for two major structural phases were revealed. The first was the 13th-century construction of the church and cloister range. The second represents re-buildings and extensions from the 14th-16th century. 216 burials were excavated and over 200 small finds recovered.” (Amazon)

Keywords: Archaeology, Church History, Cork City, dominican, Irish History, Irish Interest, Irish Local History

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