ME00380 - DRUMSAWRY OR SUMMERBANK - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on a low rise in a low-lying landscape, with a small NE-SW canalised stream or drain curving around it c. 50-100m distant E-N-NW. This is a D-shaped grass-covered area (dims 42m E-W; c. 36m N-S) defined a slight earthen bank (at E: Wth of base 3m; int. H 0.3m; ext. H 0.8m) NE-E and W-N (at W: Wth of base 2m; int. H 0.6m; ext. H 0.4m) with some large stones. There is no visible fosse and the original entrance is not identified. The monument is truncated by an ENE-WSW field bank (L c. 35m) at S. 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.

Monument Details

Address:
DRUMSAWRY OR SUMMERBANK, Meath
GPS:
53.7609, -7.14725
SMRS:
ME009-028----
what3words:
obstacle.herald.amount

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