Tree Register of Ireland

COUNTY LIST NAMED TREES TREE SPECIES COMMON NAMES HERITAGE CATEGORIES

Crataegus monogyna


Hawthorn




Ballymount, Calverstown, Kildare, Co. Kildare


Situation: Individual Tree
Visited and photographed on: 11-Oct-09
Height: 3 m Girth: 0.9 m

Heritage value:

Landmark Tree
Habitat value
Associated with a noted person



This hawthorn has been clipped for over 40 years in the shape of a cross. It may be associated with the local history of secretly celebrating Mass - the area was subjected to great hardship in penal times. Located beside the N9.