ME00717 - THOMASTOWN - Barrow - mound barrow

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Situated at the crest of the N-facing slope of a broad hill in an undulating landscape. This is a circular grass-covered mound (diam. of base 14.5m N-S; H 0.6m at S to 3m at N) with a slight fosse (at S: Wth of top 8m; Wth of base 1m; ext. D 0.3m) at S that morphs in to a scarp (at N: H 1m) at the base of the mound W-N-E. The barrow (ME015-049002-) is c. 40m to the ESE. 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: 8 January 2019

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

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