Walk along the lane between the post office and the housing scheme on the right and you will see railings and a gate in the distance.
- 5-a-side all weather football pitch
- Floral Schemes
- Leisure Walks.
The Huguenot plot was used for burials until 1858. One of the most famous burials in the Huguenot plot is that of the La Touche family, founders of the bank that later became the Bank of Ireland. The memorial stone is unfortunately missing, but a Dublin Historical Record from 1988 states the location of the family plot as being inside this gate on the north-east corner, in a railed-in-space. The enclosure (now without railings) in the middle-right of the picture above would seem to correspond to this location.
The unusual red stone memorial below is only recently destroyed.
This stone dates from 1772. Erected by a Mr. Davis, weaver. Note the unusual skull and crossbones motif.
This picture I find particularly moving. Who was buried under this stone? You can just about make out that the inscription once listed the names of his or her children. Who were they? We'll never know. This breakage is very recent.
Given the destruction of this sacred site, the prayer used in the dedication of this burial ground when it opened in 1766 is particularly poignant: