Ref: K164

Cadamstown Base of Cross

 
Townland: Clonagh Parish: Cadamstown
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 272040(E), 239450(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): B03-03 Base of Cross Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): KD003-016002- Burial Ground possible
 
Boundary Treatment: Hedgerow in good condition. Intact.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Semi natural grassland cover 80-90% of the field. Lichens cover about 25% of the base of a cross.
 
Description: In the rural village of Cadamstown, in a pasture field in front of a farmhouse. The nearest church is K130. Level ground surface. Locked gate in the north-west corner. The base of a cross is marked on the 25" Second Edition map from 1911.
 
Appraisal: The site is of some archaeological interest. A base of cross was the only feature at the site. No trace of grave markers.
 

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