Ref: K182

St Joseph's Cemetery

 
Townland: Boycetown Parish: Kilcock
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 287441(E), 240287(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Concrete block walls
 
Natural Heritage Details: Mature conifers; young conifers; hedgerows along E boundary; overgrown with brambles along E boundary; mown regularly
 
Description: The site is located outside Kilcock village to the NW. It is situated amidst pasture fields. The headstones date from the 20th century. This graveyard is the current graveyard for the parish of Kilcock. An earlier graveyard is located to this one (K183). The ground surface is level but slopes upwards to the S. The boundary wall is about 1m in height and is rendered. The paths have a tarmac surface. The entrance has double iron gates and a foot stile.
 
Appraisal: An early 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.
 
Record Of Inscriptions: Location: Co. Kildare Online Electronic History Journal (to be published)

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