Dublin Environs Sights



Yellow Steeple

Yellow Steeple Review

On a ridge overlooking Trim Castle, the Yellow Steeple was built in 1368 and is a remnant of the Augustinian abbey of St. Mary's. Founded in the 13th century, it was the site of a great medieval pilgrimage to a statue of the Blessed Virgin. Much of the tower was deliberately destroyed in 1649 to prevent its falling into Cromwell's hands, and today only the striking, 125-foot-high east wall remains.

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  • Address: Opposite Trim Castle, Trim, Co. Meath
  • Location: Trim
Updated: 04-10-2013

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