Ref: K195

Coltstown Cemetery

 
Townland: Townparks Parish: Castledermot
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Dublin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 279035(E), 183919(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Concrete block wall in very good condition. Intact. It's approximately 1m high.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Birch, maple and palm trees along boundaries. Grass regularly mown. Herbicide used along the paths.
 
Description: Rural. All headstones are upright, dating from the 20th to 21st century. In undulating countryside. Higher in the east part than the ground around. The tarmac paths are covering with moss. There is a cross in the east part and a crucifixion scene in the west part. There are two sets of three gates, where the largest one is locked and the two smaller ones are unlocked, in the north wall
 
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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