ME00131 - AGHAMORE - Ringfort - rath

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Situated at the NE end of a small NE-SW spur. This is a circular grass and scrub-covered area (diam. 55m NE-SW; 50m NW-SE) with rock outcrop defined by an overgrown earthen bank (at NE: Wth of base 6.6m; int. H 1.6m; ext. H 3m) and a slight outer fosse (at NE: Wth of base 3m; ext. D 0.5m) both of which are best preserved at NE but the bank morphs into a field bank with external facing stones S-W-N. The original entrance (Wth of base 1.8m) is at SSE 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:
AGHAMORE, Meath
GPS:
53.8583, -6.82463
SMRS:
ME005-013----
what3words:
interlude.simplicity.inaccurate

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