Ref: K229

Newbridge Cemetery

 
Townland: Walshestown Parish: Newbridge
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Kildare and Leighlin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 281012(E), 213896(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Stone wall/concrete wall.
 
Natural Heritage Details: Several mature ewe trees throughout; mown grass.
 
Description: The graveyard is located within the town of Newbridge and was opened in the late 19th century. The headstone types are rounded, kerbed and Celtic style. The stone type is predominantly limestone with occasional granite headstones.
 
Appraisal: A late 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.
 

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