Lorum High Cross

Lorum High Cross is a high cross fragment and National Monument located in Lorum, County Carlow, Ireland[1][2] The cross belongs to an early monastic site which is associated with Molaise of Leighlin.[3] The remaining cross fragment consists of a granite shaft with a height of 55 cm and a width of 30 cm that resides on a small cairn with a diameter of 210 cm.[2]

Lorum High Cross
Native name
Irish: Ardchros Leamhdhroma
Surviving granite shaft of the cross
LocationLorum, Ballinkillin,
County Carlow, Ireland
Coordinates52°39′50.24″N 6°55′56.35″W
Location of Lorum High Cross in Ireland


  1. "National Monuments in State Care: Ownership & Guardianship – Carlow" (PDF). National Monuments Service. 2009-03-04.
  2. Brindley, Anna; Kilfeather, Annaba (1993). Archaeological Survey of County Carlow. Dublin: Stationery Office. pp. 58, 61. ISBN 0-7076-0324-2.
  3. Gwynn, Aubrey; R. Neville, Hadcock (1970). Medieval Religious Houses Ireland. London: Longman. p. 397.
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