ME00732 - BELLEEK - Ringfort - rath

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Located towards the W end of short E-W ridge. This is a raised circular and grass-covered area (diam. 27.3m NW-SE; 25.5m NE-SW) defined by an earthen bank (at NW: Wth of base 5.5m; int. H 0.5m; ext. H 1.5m) and hedge that is largely reduced to a scarp (at SE: Wth 3m; H 1.5m) with traces of an outer stone facing, and an external berm (at SW: Wth 2m). The original entrance is not identified. 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 January 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.7139, -7.13967

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