ME00069 - CARRICKLECK - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on the tip of a short SE-NW spur. In 1968 this was a circular grass and rush-covered area (diam. 35.4m N-S; 35.3m E-W) defined by an overgrown earthen bank (at N: Wth of base 5.1m; int. H 0.7m; ext. H 1.4) and outer fosse (at N: Wth of base 1.6m; ext. D 0.6m), with a slight outer bank (Wth of base 2.9m; ext. H 0.3m) NNW-NE. The original entrance (Wth of base 1.1m) is at SE. The following description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research. Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of revision: 31 August 2018

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

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