ME00689 - LOUGHCREW - Castle - motte

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Located at the S foot of Carnbane. This is a flat-topped, grass-covered earthen mound (diam. of top 16m; diam. of base 40m; H 5-6m) with in the gardens of Loughcrew House. A bailey may have existed to the SE, evident as a scarp approaching the motte from the SW, although it may represent landscaping. 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. Date of upload: 10 July 2007

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

Monument Details

Address:
LOUGHCREW, Meath
GPS:
53.7338, -7.14675
SMRS:
ME015-026----
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