ME00202 - MOAT - Castle - motte

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Flat-topped, grass-covered earthen mound (diam. of top 23.5m NE-SW; 22m N-S; diam. of base 37m N-S; c. 42m NE-SW; H 3.3m at N to 4.2m at SW) defined by wide V-shaped fosse (Wth of top 9-11.5m; ext. D) NW-E-SE (max. ext. diam. 45m N-S). The foundations of large building visible as a sunken area (int. dims 7m E-W; c. 4.5m N-S) is on the summit. 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 upload: 10 July 2007

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

Monument Details

MOAT, Meath
53.8067, -6.8469

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