Brayton Cemetery
Apponaug, Warwick, Kent County


Cemetery: Brayton Cemetery
Other:
Sign: Yes
Street:
City: Apponaug,
Township: Warwick
County: Kent
State: Rhode Island
Nation: United States
Zip:
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss:
long_ew: W
long_h:
long_mmss:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: It is on route 1 in Warwick, West Warwick, right outside Apponaug Village
Type: Road-public
Location: Surburban
Terrain: Level
Watersource: Yes
Features:
Property: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: Wall-Broken
Gate: None
Established: 1700's
Gravestones: 300
Oldest: unknown
Newest: unknown
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: No
Association: Yes
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Many records are held at the Peter Barrett Funeral Home in Warwick
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: Yes
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: Yes
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Unsure
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: Yes
Others: Yes
Wood: No
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Yes
Draperies: Yes
Fraternal: Yes
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Yes
Plants: Unsure
Photos: No
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns: Unsure
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery poorly maintained
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Yes
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: Yes
Report: No
VA1: Gravestones-Overturned
VA2: Gravestones-Broken
VA3: Gravestones-Stolen
VA4: Graffiti
VA5: Graves-Desecrated
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Moss:
Vines:
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Unknown
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Residential
Change: Larger
Reason: Roads
Visited: Frequently
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: Fraternal Order of Masons, Nathaniel Green Lodge

Surnames:

Woodhead

Other_Information:

The cemetery was abandoned when the caretaker ran away with its funds, maybe 15 years ago.
There is a group who volunteers to clean it every now and then, but they are aging and the younger generation there does not care about historical sites. They consider it an eyesore.

Support:

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Date: may 25 2005