Athnowen

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The present Church and cemetry at Athnowen near Ovens Bridge has been closed for some years. The Church of Ireland parish was amalgamed with Carrigrohane. Some burials still take place there. The building has been sold more than once.A proposal to have a Crematorium there was very controversial, and local opposition prevented it.
The Caves are close by but are no longer accessible. This is the oldest Church site in the area. The present building was preceded by others. The site is close to the proposed new Road and some development can be expected there in the future.