Ref: K162

Lughil Graveyard

 
Townland: Lughil Parish: Ballybrackan
 
Denomination: Mixed Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) / Meath & Kildare (C of I)
 
Grid Ref: 263153(E), 207577(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD026-006- Burial Ground
 
Boundary Treatment: None
 
Natural Heritage Details: 10-15 deciduous young trees. Some have fallen down. Semi natural grassland and overgrown brambles/briars.
 
Description: Slight level platform with tree cover in rural pasture field on the north side of the M7. It's overgrown with weeds/briars. There is cattle grazing amongst the trees. There is possibly one marker, a small uninscribed stone. Possible enclosure c. 20m in diameter contains a group of trees and the graveyard site. The graveyard has no boundary from the rest of the pasture field. On the 6" First Edition map from 1837, but not on the 25" Second Edition from 1911.
 
Appraisal: The site is of archaeological interest. Burial ground with no visible surface traces.
 

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