High-precision scanning to produce stone accurate drawings of national monument.

Project Scope

Ballintubber Abbey is a royal abbey two kilometres northeast of the village of Ballintubber, County Mayo, founded by King Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair in 1216.

Apex Surveys were commissioned to carry out a laser scanning survey to deliver stone accurate elevations and floor plans of the Abbey.

Our Solution

  • Laser scanning carried out using high precision laser scanning technology.
  • Scanned at high resolution to ensure high level of detail achieved.
  • Photorealistic scan data captured.
  • Each stone individually represented by lines on the drawing.
  • Detailed cross sections and sectional elevations generated.
  • High accuracy floor plans of the Abbey to include architectural detail.
  • Stone accurate elevations of ruined walls to rear of building.

Survey Outputs

  • Point cloud
  • AutoCAD
  • Elevations
  • Floor plans