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CBC Historic Graveyards

SUMMARY

Name: CBC Historic Graveyards
Location: Craigavon
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 69,553.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR
Duration: 1 year
Telephone: 028 38312575

PROJECT SUMMARY

The restoration works and related for each site of four historic grave yards which are maintained by Craigavon Borough Council - Lynastown Quaker Cemetery, Magherlain Cemetery, Donaghcloney Cemetery, and Aghagallon Cemetery - the only rural grave yards in the Craigavon Borough Council area under their control.

ACTIVITIES

The project funded by SOAR included the restoration and intervention of heritage grave stones and memorial railings and gates, purchase of bins and seats, signage, grave numbering plates and placing grave records on computer.

BENEFITS

The grave yards form an important part of the St Patricks Heritage trail, giving their unique history . The work undertaken has allows visitors to learn about the grave yards through interpretation panels and to sit and enjoy the stillness and beauty of each area.

LESSONS

The work undertaken has allows visitors to learn about the grave yards through interpretation panels and to sit and enjoy the stillness and beauty of each area.