ME00764 - GALMOYSTOWN - Ringfort - rath

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Located on a rise in an undulating landscape. This is a circular grass-covered area (diam. 28m E-W; 27m N-S) defined by an earthen bank (at W: Wth of base 4.4m; int. H 0.4m; ext. H 0.6m) that is best preserved (at E: Wth of base 6.5m; int. H 0.5m; ext. H 1.3m) NNE-S. It has no visible fosse and the original entrance is not identified. A NNE-SW relict field bank overlies the interior towards the edge at W and a fragment (L 3.6m) of a NE-SW relict bank is at the centre. 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 Circular area defined by earthen bank (diam. 29m). No visible fosse or entrance.

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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