A burial site in which a corpse has been burnt on a pyre above a pit into which the remains of the pyre and the corpse collapse and are buried. Occasionally accompanied by burnt grave goods that were placed with the corpse on the pyre. These generally date from the Bronze Age (c. 2400-500 BC).
ME02312 - SHEEPHOUSE - Cremation pitAddress: SHEEPHOUSE, Meath
Classification: Cremation pit
Coordinates: 53.708 | -6.39419