Ref: K222

Eadestown Cemetery

 
Townland: Wolfstown Parish: Naas
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Dublin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 295587(E), 217332(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 birch; a mixture of young conifers and deciduous trees inside of roadside boundary; mown grass.
 
Description: Modern cemetery for the parish of Eadestown. Located on the SE side of the village, situated on a slope of a hill. The car park has been recently re-surfaced, as have all the paths within the cemetery. The headstones date from the late 20th century and 21st century. Types of headstones are: Celtic style, rounded and kerbed. The majority of the headstones are of polished granite with occasional white marble and granite. The headstones are set out in rows. There is a mass alter located at the top of the graveyard.
 
Appraisal: A Modern cemetery. This graveyard is of social and historical importance in the locality.
 
Record Of Inscriptions: Recorded by: Anna Ryan
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