Ref: K112

Kilrathmurry Graveyard

 
Townland: Kilrathmurry Parish: Balyna (Kilrathmurry)
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 265920(E), 241230(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD003-001002 - graveyard
 
Boundary Treatment: earthen bank
 
Natural Heritage Details: Semi-natural grassland.
 
Description: The graveyard is located in undulating pastureland. It is marked on the 1st edition OS map from 1837 as 'Site of Kilrathmurry Grave Yard'. It is not marked on the later OS 25 inch map (1897-1913). The graveyard is located on top of a ringfort. There are no visible grave markers.
 
Appraisal: The site is of archaeological interest. No visible trace survives of a church or grave markers.
 

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