ME00083 - DRUMBRIDE - Castle - motte

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Located towards the top of an E-facing slope. This is a circular flat-topped mound (diam. of base 15m; diam. of top 8m; H 2-3m). It is situated c. 25m to the E of church (ME003-009----). There is a possible bailey (dims 37m N-S; 12m E-W) E of the motte defined by scarps to ESE and a ditch to W. It appears to have been removed since 1968 (Bing images). The above 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. Date of revision: 13 May 2016

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

Monument Details

Address:
DRUMBRIDE, Meath
GPS:
53.8791, -6.67379
SMRS:
ME003-010----
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