ME00140 - CREGG - Ringfort - rath

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Located towards the W end of an E-W ridge, it is overlooking a small N-S stream c. 120m to the E. This is a circular grass and rush-covered area (diam. 30m E-W; 29m N-S) defined by an overgrown earthen bank (Wth of base 5-5.3m; int. H 0.3-0.6m; ext. H 1.6-1.9m), and an outer fosse that is best preserves (at SW: Wth of top 5m; Wth of base 1.5m; ext. D 0.3m) ESE-SW. The entrance (Wth of base 1.2m) and causeway (Wth of top 2m; H 0.6m) 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: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

Monument Details

CREGG, Meath
53.8576, -6.74802

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