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Ballyhack Church (Saint James and Dunbrody), Ballyhack, County Wexford
15616001
View of lichen-covered drag edged cut-limestone marker dedicated: "The Burial Place Of/BENJ & ANN CONN/Of BALLYHACK/His MOTHER/Died June ???? Aged 72/???? [remainder illegible]".
Reg. No.15616001
Date1762 - 2006
Previous NameN/A
TownlandBALLYHACK
CountyCounty Wexford
Coordinates271020, 110564
Categories of Special InterestARTISTIC HISTORICAL SOCIAL
RatingRegional
Original Usegraveyard/cemetery
In Use Asgraveyard/cemetery
 
Description
Graveyard with collection of lichen-spotted markers, ob. 1762-2006. Set in unkempt grounds with part creeper- or ivy-covered piers to perimeter having lichen-spotted shallow pyramidal capping supporting wrought iron double gates.

Appraisal

A cliff top graveyard representing an important component of the ecclesiastical heritage of south County Wexford [SMR WX044-018002-]. NOTE: A marker, whether by accident or design, records a Laurence Power (d. 1836) as having died at the advanced age of 170 (Cantwell 1984 VIII, n.p.).
 
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