Ref: K233

St Micheal's New Cemetery

 
Townland: Athy Parish: Athy
 
Denomination: RC Diocese: Dublin (RC) 
 
Grid Ref: 268908(E), 193841(N) Status: Open
 
Record of Protected Structures (RPS): No Record of Monuments and Places (RMP): No
 
Boundary Treatment: Stope wall and fencing
 
Natural Heritage Details: Mown grass; a row of mature beech trees
 
Description: The site is located off the main road along a short avenue. It is entered through a set of granite gate piers. The graveyard was opened in 1965. There are paths between the sections of headstones most of which are not surfaced.
 
Appraisal: A late 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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