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Title: Moravian Cemetery, Whitechurch Road, Whitechurch, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Moravian cemetery
roughcast rendered boundary wall
rock-faced granite ashlar entrance gateway
cast-iron gate
pointed opening
Carved name plaque
Axial path
flat grave markers
Avenue of cherry trees
John Cennick
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Enclosed Moravian cemetery, c.1750, with roughcast rendered boundary wall and rock-faced granite ashlar entrance gateway having cast-iron gate in pointed opening. Carved name plaque above. Axial path within, with flat, square stone grave markers arranged in rows to either side. Avenue of cherry trees flanking path. Used from the eighteenth until the early twentieth century by followers of the evangelical religious sect founded in Ireland by John Cennick, who came to Dublin in 1746.
Appears in Collections:National Inventory of Architectural Heritage Collection
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