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 Barrogstown West 53°22′09″N 6°33′38″W / 53.369076°N 6.560519°W / 53.369076; -6.560519 (Conolly's Folly)
471 Castledermot Round Tower Round Tower & Crosses Castledermot monastic remains.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 53°13′24″N 6°36′05″W / 53.22336275°N 6.60147609°W / 53.22336275; -6.60147609
629 Grange Castle Castle Grange Castle, Couny Offaly.jpg Grange West 53°22′30″N 7°04′05″W / 53.375118°N 7.068169°W / 53.375118; -7.068169
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 tower-house.JPG Kilteel Upper 53°14′03″N 6°31′32″W / 53.234136°N 6.525565°W / 53.234136; -6.525565
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 Rath Ringfort Mullaghreelan 52°56′09″N 6°52′24″W / 52.935953°N 6.873419°W / 52.935953; -6.873419
71 Old Kilcullen Church, Round Tower & Crosses Old Kilcullen tower.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 Oughterard Irish Round Tower County Kildare.JPG Oughter Ard 53°16′40″N 6°33′57″W / 53.277716°N 6.565894°W / 53.277716; -6.565894
305 Punchestown Longstone Standing Stone Punchestown Great Standing Stone, County Kildare.jpg 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 53°19′53″N 6°39′53″W / 53.331396°N 6.664763°W / 53.331396; -6.664763
503 St John's Tower Tower, formerly part of hospital Skenagun 52°54′41″N 6°50′23″W / 52.911404°N 6.839839°W / 52.911404; -6.839839
70, 578 Taghadoe Round Tower and Church Taghadoe Round Tower and Church.jpg Taghadoe 53°21′12″N 6°36′48″W / 53.353199°N 6.613237°W / 53.353199; -6.613237

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