ME00339 - TUBBRID - Ringfort - rath

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Located on a gentle E-facing slope. Described in 1969 (SMR file) as a raised grass and scrub-covered circular area (diam. 21m N-S; H 1m) defined by a fosse (at S: Wth of top 11.5m; Wth of base 8m; ext. D 1.3m; at N: Wth of top 10m; ext. D 0.6m) and an outer bank (at S: Wth of base c. 7m; ext. H 1.m) that is incorporated into a field bank (at S: Wth of base 2.5m; ext. H 0.5m) E-SW. The rath (ME008-041----) was c. 10m to the NE. Both monuments had been removed by 1995 (OSAP). 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: 31 October 2018

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.7521, -7.25742

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