Ref: K156

Moortown

 
Townland: Moortown Parish: Kilcullen (Tully)
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Dublin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 281277(E), 206016(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD028-053002 - graveyard
 
Boundary Treatment: Stone wall; modern render in places; a few sections of the wall have collapsed in places; there is evidence for some recent repairs.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Several mature conifers
 
Description: The graveyard is located beside N78 road at a dangerous bend. It is approached up concrete steps. The site is roughly rectangular in shape. It is marked on 1st edition OS map as 'Grave Yard'. The headstone types are rounded, railed, table and kerbed. The ground is undulating and is maintained.
 
Appraisal: The site is of archaeological interest. The graveyard contains various cut-stone grave markers from the 18th-20th centuries, which are of artistic and historic interest. The undulating ground may be indicative of previous unmarked burials.
 

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