Ref: K202

Timahoe Quaker Burial Ground

 
Townland: Hodgestown Parish: Robertstown (Timahoe)
 
Denomination: Quaker Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) / Meath & Kildare (C of I)
 
Grid Ref: 278996(E), 231179(N) Status: Closed
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): B09-03 Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Rubble stone wall, 1m high approx.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Full coverage by recently mown grass; herbicide used recently around boundary wall and path.
 
Description: K202 is located in a rural setting surrounded by pasture fields. It is marked on both the 1st edition OS 6" map and the 1897-1913 OS 25" map. Access to the site is via a gate in the SE corner of the boundary. There is a concrete path leading to a memorial stone at the NW end of the enclosure. The stone records that the Quakers came to Timahoe in 1704. There are no individual gravestones, but this in an actively visited graveyard.
 
Appraisal: A 19th century graveyard which contains a single memorial stone within a stone walled enclosure. This graveyard is of social and historical importance in the region.
 

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