ME00085 - CARRICKLECK - Ringfort - rath

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Located towards the SE end of a NW-SE ridge. This is a circular grass-covered area (diam. 28.8m N-S; 27.9m E-W) defined by a slight grass-covered bank (at S: Wth of base 3.7m; int. H 0.3m; ext. H 0.9m) that is largely reduced to a scarp (at NE: Wth 2.5m; H 0.7m), but the perimeter is incorporated into a field bank W-N. There is no visible fosse, and the ramp entrance (Wth of base 1.6m) is at S. 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. Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of revision: 3 September 2018

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

Monument Details

Address:
CARRICKLECK, Meath
GPS:
53.867, -6.74685
SMRS:
ME003-012----
what3words:
boogie.copy.servant

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