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The Collegiate Church
The Collegiate Church

This Collegiate Church, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul. was built in the 13th century. It was served by a College a community of clerics, which differed from a monastic community in that it did not follow a monastic rule.

The Church has an aisled nave, a south transept with a fine 13th-century door on the north wall and a chancel where the altar was sited. In the 15th century, the nave and transept were substantially altered. The circular tower attached to the west end of the church may contain part of an actual Round Tower from the 10th or 11th centuries.

Accessible to the public.

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