Survey Data

Reg No

14814016


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Artistic Historical


Original Use

Monument


In Use As

Monument


Date

1925 - 1945


Coordinates

245322, 220770


Date Recorded

17/08/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Freestanding carved limestone Celtic Revival high cross, erected c.1935, on carved stone base with inscription and bust. Irish and English language inscription reads; ' In Memory of Very Rev. Thomas H. Burbage PP, Priest and Patriot Curate in Geashill, 1916-1924, RIP, Erected in Recognition of his Active Participation in the Fight for Freedom '. Set behind wrought-iron railings on footpath.

Appraisal

This stone high cross was erected in memory of Rev. Thomas H. Burbage. With intricate carved detail and embosses, this monument is an important contributor to Geashill's streetscape. Prominently located to the north side of The Green, the open space allows for a complete appreciation of this historic feature.