ME00254 - SUMMERHILL UPPER - Castle - motte

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Situated on a NNW-SSE ridge. This is a flat-topped, subcircular and grass-covered mound (dims of top 22m WNW-ESE; 18m ENE-WSW; dims of base 39m WNW-ESE; 37m ENE-WSW; H 2m at W to 3.2-3.6m generally), with traces of a fosse (Wth of top c. 3m; D 0.5m) NW-N and with a causeway (Wth c. 5m; H 0.5m) across the ridge at NNW. It might be a raised rath. 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. Revised by: Michael Moore Date of revision: 26 October 2018

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

Monument Details

Address:
SUMMERHILL UPPER, Meath
GPS:
53.8346, -6.68387
SMRS:
ME006-026----
what3words:
bravery.shortly.judged

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