ME00420 - BALLINVALLY - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on a gentle N-facing slope. This is a circular grass-covered area (diam. 32m NE-SW; 29m NW-SE) defined by an earthen bank (at E: Wth of base 4.8m; int. H 0.15m; ext. H 1.2m) and an outer fosse (at E: Wth of top 6.8m; Wth of base 2.5m; ext. D 0.35m). The original entrance is not identified. The interior is overlain by a NE-SW field bank NW of the centre and is less visible NW 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: 1 November 2018

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

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53.7548, -7.1131

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