Ref: K174

Dunmurraghill

 
Townland: Dunmurraghill Parish: Dunmurraghill
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 282383(E), 233234(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Rubble stone wall in good condition, but a bit overgrown and is starting to fall down. It is approximately 1m high and have 'Soldier' coping.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Trees/vegetation along boundary, disturbing it. Semi natural grassland covers 80-90% of it. Lichens covers 10-20% of the wall. There are also a lot of slugs in the grass.
 
Description: Rural, surrounded by crop fields. Most headstones are upright, but a couple are flat and leaning. They date from the 20th century. The ground surface is level. There is one unlocked gate in the north-west wall. It is not on the 6" First Edition map from 1837, but it is on the 25" Second Edition map from 1897-1913.
 
Appraisal: A 20th century graveyard which contains various cut-stone grave markers of marble and limestone. The styles are rectangular shaped headstones. This graveyard is of social and historical importance in the locality.
 
Record Of Inscriptions: Recorded by: Noel Reid
Location: Co. Kildare Online Electronic History Journal

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