List of National Monuments in County Kildare

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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Kildare. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments[edit]

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
681 Conolly's Folly Folly/Obelisk Conollys Folly - the obelisk.jpg Celbridge and Maynooth 53°22′09″N 6°33′38″W / 53.369076°N 6.560519°W / 53.369076; -6.560519 (Conolly's Folly)
471 Castledermot Tower Round Tower & Crosses Castledermot North Cross East Face 2013 09 04.jpg Castledermot 52°54′38″N 6°50′06″W / 52.910458°N 6.834934°W / 52.910458; -6.834934
200 Castledermot Abbey Friary (Franciscan) Castledermot Friary NW 2013 09 06.jpg Castledermot 52°54′31″N 6°50′14″W / 52.908556°N 6.837141°W / 52.908556; -6.837141
394 Furness Church Church Forenaghts Great
629 Grange Castle Castle Grange West
528 Jigginstown House House - 16th/17th Century Jigginstown 53°12′50″N 6°40′57″W / 53.213788°N 6.682488°W / 53.213788; -6.682488
275 Kilteel Castle Castle & Cross Kilteel
485 Maynooth Castle Castle Maynooth Castle4.jpg Maynooth 53°22′51″N 6°35′40″W / 53.38079°N 6.5944°W / 53.38079; -6.5944 (Maynooth Castle)
674 Moone High Cross High Cross Cruz de Moone.jpg Moone 53°46′31″N 7°30′01″W / 53.775218°N 7.500249°W / 53.775218; -7.500249
589 Mullaghreelan Ringfort Mullaghreelan
71 Old Kilcullen Church, Round Tower & Crosses OldKilcullenPostCard Aug2009.jpg Old Kilcullen 53°06′25″N 6°45′45″W / 53.106967°N 6.762521°W / 53.106967; -6.762521 (Old Kilcullen)
190 Oughter Ard Tower Round Tower & Church Oughter Ard 53°16′40″N 6°33′57″W / 53.277716°N 6.565894°W / 53.277716; -6.565894
305 Punchestown Great Standing Stone Punchestown Great 53°11′31″N 6°37′43″W / 53.191838°N 6.628536°W / 53.191838; -6.628536
404 Rathcoffey Castle Castle gatehouse Rathcoffey Demesne
503 St. John's (Castledermot) Tower Skenagun
70, 578 Taghadoe Round Tower & Church Taghadoe 53°21′12″N 6°36′48″W / 53.353199°N 6.613237°W / 53.353199; -6.613237

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