ME00275 - CREEVAGH - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on the SW-facing spine of a NE-SW drumlin ridge. This is a raised and grass-covered area (diam. 49m NW-SE; 47.5m NE-SW) that slopes down to the S. It is defined by an earthen bank (at NE: Wth of base 5m; Wth of top 1.5m; int. H 0.45m; ext. H 3m) and hedge with an outer fosse (at NE: Wth of base 5m; ext. D 0.3m) both of which are best preserved NW-NE. The entrance (Wth of base 2.1m) and causeway (Wth of top; H 0.35m) are at E. 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.

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