The Rock of Cashel

Sherwood Harrington
August, 2006

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The rough stone of the Cathedral at left, the fine stone blocks of Cormacís Chapel on the right, a modern cross gravestone in the center, and the spire of a church of Cashel town in the distant background.
Even though both the Chapel (right) and the Cathedral (left) were built in the 1100's, they show remarkably different levels of refinement in their structure: the Chapel appears polished and refined, while the huge Cathedral is rough and blunt.