ME00417 - BALLINVALLY - Burial

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A field which was known as the Caldragh, meaning a burial ground, was reputed to have many burials and at least two worn gravestones were incorporated into the field banks. One commemorated John Bray and the other Pat Lynch with a date 1774. The location is recorded on a field map of the Archaeological Survey of Ireland, and the details were recorded in the Schools manuscripts of the Irish Folklore Commission (vol. 716, P 58), for which see this web-page accessed on 03/03/2017 http://www.duchas.ie/en/cbes/5009014/4977180 According to the Field Names of Meath Project, for which see this web-page accessed on 05/10/2018 http://www.meathfieldnames.com/meath-fieldnames-fullscreen.html there is no known name for this field and the Caldragh in Ballinvally is not known. Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of revised upload: 1 November, 2018

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
BALLINVALLY, Meath
GPS:
53.7583, -7.11198
SMRS:
ME009-061----
what3words:
underrated.solids.consisting

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