ME00234 - KILLADDEN - Castle - motte and bailey

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Located on the summit of a hill. This is a circular grass-covered mound (diam. of top 9m; max. diam. of base 24m NW-SE; H 2.6-3m,) with damage on the summit and some trees. It is defined by a rounded fosse (at NW: Wth of top 10m; ext. D 0.5m). There are traces of a slightly raised and grass-covered crescent-shaped bailey (max. dims 34m NW-SE; 31m NE-SW; H 0.2-0.5m) extending off to the NW defined by slight traces of a bank (Wth of base 5.4m; int. H 0.2m; ext. H 0.5m). 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: 22 October 2018

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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