Description

GLEN ST MARY INTRO

SMR No.: WI023-003001-

Monument Type: Church

Situated on level ground overlooking the valley of the Glenealo River to the S and the Lower Lake to the SW. 'Our Lady's' or 'St Mary's' church, which has been partly restored, is located within a square enclosure on raised level ground W of the main graveyard (WI023-028005-). It may have been built for use by women or nuns although there is no evidence to prove this. It was originally a single-celled structure but a chancel and a N door were added in the 12th century. The lower coursing is of large blocks of mica schist and granite. The W door has inclined jambs and is lintelled, with an early form of architrave on the exterior and an incised saltire cross on the soffit. The nave is lit by a round-headed window in the S wall with a small hood-moulding while a similar window in the E gable has hood-moulding decorated with a key pattern, terminating in worn animal heads. There are two decorated cross-slabs in the chancel and a number of rude crosses and cross-slabs in the graveyard.

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Perspective view 1 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Perspective view 2 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Perspective view 3 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Perspective view 4 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation front view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation front section view 1 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation front section view 2 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation side right view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation side right section view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough
Elevation rear view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation rear section view 1 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation rear section view 2 of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation side left section view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Elevation side left view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Plan view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Plan section view of untextured 3D model of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Photograph 1 of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Photograph 2 of St Mary's Church, Glendalough Photograph 3 of St Mary's Church, Glendalough





 

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Technical Details

3D Capture Method: Terrestrial laser scanning (TLS)

3D Capture Description: Phase based terrestrial laser scanning using a Faro Focus 120 laser scanner. The instrument quotes the following specification:

  • Distance accuracy up to ±2mm.
  • Range from 0.6m up to 120m.
  • Measurement rate up to 976,000 points/sec.
  • Intensity & RGB. Integrated colour camera.
  • Photorealistic 3D colour scans with up to 70 megapixels.
  • Parallax-free colour overlay.

Laser scans geo-referenced using RTK GPS with VRSnow corrections

Data Processing Software

Processing of point cloud data: Faro Scene & Pointools
Meshing of data: Geomagic Studio 2012
3D Modelling & Texturing: Autodesk Mudbox, Mari, 3D Studio Max

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