ME00089 - DRUMGILL LOWER - Ringfort - rath

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Located towards the SE end of a NW-SE ridge. This is a raised circular and grass-covered area (diam. 27.5m N-S; 25m E-W; H 2.8-3.6m) separated by a fosse (at NW: Wth of top 6.5m; Wth of base 2.5m; ext. D 1.6m) that survives W-N-S from an overgrown outer bank (at N: Wth of base 8m; ext. H c. 0.5m) that is only evident NNW-E and it is incorporated in a NE-SW field bank NW-NNW. There is a ramp entrance (Wth of base 2.5m) at SSE. The SW quadrant has been quarried in the past and the edge of the platform together with the fosse and outer bank are missing here. 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.

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