ME00357 - FENNOR LOWER - Ringfort - rath

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Situated just NW of a low ridge in an undulating landscape. This a circular grass-covered area (diam. 30m N-S; 29m E-W) defined by an earthen bank (Wth of base 3-5m; int. H 0.4-0.8m; ext. H 1.7m at N to 2.3m at S) with some bushes and an outer fosse (Wth of top 4.5-6.5m; Wth of base 3m at S; ext. D 0.3-0.5m), with the remains of an outer bank (at S: Wth of base 4m; ext. H 0.4m) E-SW. The original entrance (Wth of base 1.8m) and causeway (Wth of top 4.4m; H 0.9m) are at ENE. The interior had become overgrown by 2000 (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: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

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53.7966, -7.15428

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