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Title: Enclosed graveyard with Medieval church ruin, Main Street, Rathfarnham, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Enclosed graveyard
Medieval church ruin
chancel arch
Segmental arched entrance
crenellated parapet
wrought-iron gate
rubble stone boundary wall
Shaw family
Yelverton family
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Enclosed graveyard, c. 1720, containing ruins of former church, c.1600, comprising west gable with bellcote and chancel arch in section of wall. Segmental archway to entrance with crenellated parapet and wrought-iron gate, set in rubble stone boundary wall. Graveyard contains collection of headstones and tombs dating from the early eighteenth century onwards and still in use.This site has a rich history, having changed from Roman Catholic to Church of Ireland in the eighteenth century. Contains medieval fabric and a number of finely carved gravestones, including those of the Shaw and Yelverton families
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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