ME00328 - BALLYMACAD - Castle - motte

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Situated on a slight WNW-ESE esker ridge. Flat-topped grass and scrub-covered mound (diam. of top 15m NW-SE; diam. of base 30m NW-SE; H 5m at NW to 6m at SE) defined by a fosse, best preserved (Wth of base 5m; ext. D 1.7m) W-N. The ridge ESE of the motte, where a bailey may have been located, has been quarried and is now a grass-covered hollow. The aobve 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

Address:
BALLYMACAD, Meath
GPS:
53.7573, -7.23241
SMRS:
ME008-030----
what3words:
cheapest.antenna.entitlement

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