ME00385 - DRUMLERRY - Barrow - unclassified

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Located at the crest of a steep N-facing slope. It is not marked on any edition of the OS 6-inch map but is visible on aerial photographs (GSIAP: N 722/723) and on later series. This is a circular grass-covered mound (diam. 14.8m E-W; H 0.6m at W) defined by a fosse (at W: Wth of base 2.2m; ext. D 0.9m) and an outer bank (at W: Wth of base 4m; ext. H 0.4m). The bank and fosse meld into the slope E-SW and a large stone (dims 1.7m x 1m) is lying in the fosse at E (max. ext. diam. 29.6m E-W). It is bisected by an ENE-WSW fence and survives best N of this feature. 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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53.7623, -7.09703

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