Grave Slabs From Hollywood and Further Afield
Full title: The Hollywood Slabs: Some Late Medieval Grave Slabs from West Wicklow and Neighbouring Counties
Creator / Author: Christiaan Corlett
Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 25p
Journal Information: Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Vol. 133, pp. 86-110
When Published: 2003
Publisher / Place of Publication: The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland / 63 Merrion Square South, Dublin 2
About: The author first discovered this type of grave slab in Hollywood in West Wicklow. He coined the term ‘Hollywood Slabs’ to describe them, although there are now many more such slabs to be found outside of the Hollywood area. The slabs date from the medieval period and have distinctive characteristics. This article lists and describes all such slabs known to the author at the time of writing.
ID number(s): 0035-9106
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