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Freshford in County Kilkenny, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
 

St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard

 
 
St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
1. St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  

This graveyard is believed to have been in use from the 7th century. The earliest surviving memorials date from the 1630s. The graveyard contains 281 memorials but many more people are known to have been buried here. A map of all memorials is located inside the graveyard.

 
Erected by the Freshford Graveyard Group, Kilkenny County Council, and the Heritage Council.
 
Location. 52° 43.956′ N, 7° 23.878′ W. Marker is in Freshford, Leinster, in County Kilkenny. Marker is at the intersection of Kilkenny Street (Leinster Route R693) and Church Street (Leinster Route R694), on the left when traveling east on Kilkenny Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freshford, Leinster R95 XA31, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kilkenny Historic Sites (approx. 13.2 kilometers away); Halla an Bhaile / The Tholsel (approx. 13.3 kilometers away); The Tholsel Renovation (approx. 13.3 kilometers away); Teach Archer / Archer House (approx.
St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
2. St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard and Marker
13.3 kilometers away); Smithwick's (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); Teach Déirce Shee / Shee Almshouse (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); War and Peacekeeping Memorial (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); The Colles Horse Trough (approx. 13.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. St Lachtain's Old Graveyard and Garden of Remembrance. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard Memorial Survey. (Submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
3. St. Lachtain's Old Graveyard
St. Lachtain's Church Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2019
4. St. Lachtain's Church Entrance
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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