Ardfert Friary was founded by Thomas Fitzmaurice for the Franciscan Order in 1253 A.D.
The building has rows of lancet windows at its south and east walls. At the west end of the church is a six-storey tower, vaulted above the first floor and reached by an external stairway.
About Ardfert Friary (Mainistir Ard Fhearta)
Irish Antiquities: Ardfert Franciscan Friary
Journey to Ardfert Friary (Mainistir Ard Fhearta)
Ardfert Friary is located in the village of Ardfert on the R551 northwest of Tralee in County Kerry, Ireland.
Ordnance Survey Map (Q791212)
Visitors information may be found at the Ardfert Village website. General information may be found at the Discover Ireland: Kerry website.
Additional Photos of Ardfert Friary (Mainistir Ard Fhearta)
Road Sign for Ardfert Friary
Descriptive Sign at Ardfert Friary
Plan of Ardfert Friary
Approaching Ardfert Friary
East Wall and South Wall (right) with Lancet Windows, Ardfert Friary
Six-Storey Tower, Ardfert Friary
Cloisters, Ardfert Friary