Ref: K150

Church Lane Graveyard

Townland: Kilcock Parish: Kilkcock
Denomination: Mixed Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) / Meath & Kildare (C of I)
Grid Ref: 288713(E), 239797(N) Status: Closed
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD005-002004- Children's Burial Ground possible
Boundary Treatment: Stone wall; dressed limestone gate piers with double iron gates.
Natural Heritage Details: Mature conifers; semi-natural grassland; overgrown with brambles and briars; lichen and moss on walls; ivy on the trees.
Description: Located in the village of Kilcock south-east of the modern church. The graveyard is marked on the OS 25 inch map (1897-1913). The ground level of the graveyard is higher than the path level. The boundary wall height is about 2 metres. The path is laid with gravel but is considerably overgrown.
Appraisal: The site is of archaeological interest. A small urban graveyard located on the site of a medieval church. No upstanding remains of the church survive. The graveyard contains various cut-stone grave markers from the 19th-20th centuries, which are of artistic and historic interest.
Record Of Inscriptions: Recorded by: Kevin Lynch 1981
Location: Co. Kildare Online Electronic History Journal

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