Ref: K198

Nurney Parish Church

 
Townland: Nurney Demesne Parish: Nurney
 
Denomination: C of I Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 271670(E), 205834(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): B27-11 Nurney Church of Ireland Church Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Hedgerow in good condition. Intact.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Beech trees to the rear of the church. Hedgerows consists of conifers, beech and alder. Lichens/moss on the headstones. The grass is mown.
 
Description: Burials located on either side of a path, which leads up a slight rise to the church. There are Celtic, railed, obelisk and kerb set tombs dating from the 19th to 20th century. On the 25" Second Edition map from 1897-1913.
 
Appraisal: A 19th 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. Additional features of note are the 19th church, wrought iron gates and granite gate piers.
 
Record Of Inscriptions: Location: Irish Family Research

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