ME00522 - KNOCKGLASS - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on a slight rise on top of a broad hill. This is a circular grass-covered area (diam. c. 28m NE-SW; 26m NW-SE) defined by an earth and stone bank (at NW: Wth of base 2.5m; int. H 0.4m; ext. H 0.6m; at SE: Wth of base 6.8m; int. H 0.5m; ext. H 0.9m) reduced to a low scarp NW-NNE, but the perimeter is absent NNE-E. There is no visible fosse or identifiable original entrance. Rath (ME011-029001-) is c. 90m to the NW and rath (ME011-031----) is c. 85m to the SE while fulacht fia (MEW011-032----) is c. 75m to the SSE. 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: 9 April 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.7608, -6.87039

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