Ref: K036

Clonshanbo

 
Townland: Clonshanbo Parish: Kilcock (Clonshanbo)
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 285421(E), 234397(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD010-009002 - graveyard
 
Boundary Treatment: Stone wall
 
Natural Heritage Details: Mature trees; young trees; semi-natural grassland; overgrown with brambles throughout; lichen on walls
 
Description: The graveyard is located in a cornfield adjacent to a farmhouse. The site is heavily overgrown. No visible traces of headstones or church could be seen. The graveyard and church are marked on the OS 1837 map.
 
Appraisal: The site is of some archaeological interest, attesting to the long-standing ecclesiastical presence in the area. No visible traces of church or headstones can be seen but sub-surface archaeological features are likely to survey. Neglected condition.
 
Record Of Inscriptions: Recorded by: Des O'Leary and Seamus Cullen
Location: Co. Kildare Online Electronic History Journal (to be published)

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