Located at the bottom of gentle a N-facing slope with a SSE-NNW field drain immediately to the E. This is a slightly raised rectangular and grass-covered platform (dims 32m NE-SW; 28m NW-SE) defined by low earthen banks (Wth 2-3m; int. H 0.2m; ext. H 0.3-0.4m), with grass-covered ditches (Wth 3m; ext. D 0.3m) outside the banks at NW and SE and a wider silted, grass-covered moat or old stream bed (Wth 9.5m; int. D 1m) at SW. No entrance is identified, and the interior has NW-SE cultivation ridges limited to the enclosure. Mound (ME012-021001-) c. 15m to SE.
See the attached aerial image from OSAP (1995)
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 upload: 10 July 2007
Amended: 2 August 2022Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage