Ref: K169

Monasterevin Cemetery

 
Townland: Mooreabbey Demesne Parish: Monasterevin
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 263616(E), 209569(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Concrete block wall in good condition approximately 1.5m high.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Deciduous fir/conifer trees, mostly along the boundary. There is less than 5% of lichens on the walls and headstones. There is regularly well cut grass between plot kerbs.
 
Description: There are mostly 20th century grave markers. There are tarmac paths. The headstones are in good condition. There is an altar at the south side boundary for outdoor mass. There is a burial plot for sisters of charity, Moore Abbey, Monasterevin.
 
Appraisal: A 20th century graveyard which contains various cut-stone grave markers of marble, limestone and polished granite. The styles are kerbed and rectangular headstone, which are of some artistic and local historic interest.
 

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