Ref: K179

Ballyfarsoon

 
Townland: Ballyfarsoon Parish: Monasterevin
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 263616(E), 109569(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Concrete block wall
 
Natural Heritage Details: Mature deciduous and conifer trees located mostly along boundary; mown grass;
 
Description: A 20th century Catholic graveyard serving the current church of St Peters and St Paul's of Monasterevin. It is located just S of the town and on the edge of a large forested area. The headstones are 20th century in date. The graveyard is entered through two iron gates, the paths have a tarmac surface. There is an altar at the S boundary for masses. The boundary wall is about 1.5m in height. There is a dedicated plot for the Sisters of Charity of Moore Abbey, Monastervin
 
Appraisal: A 20th century graveyard which contains various cut-stone grave markers of marble, limestone and polished granite. The styles are kerbed, obelisk, table, railed and rectangular shaped headstones, which are of some local social, artistic and local historic interest.
 

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