ME00796 - COMMONS OF LLOYD - Enclosure

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Located towards the bottom of a NW-facing slope of the Hill of Lloyd. It is depicted as a circular embanked enclosure (ext. diam. c. 40-45m) only the 1910 edition of the OS 6-inch map where it is described as a ‘Fort’ and as a hachured circular feature on the 1912 edition. It was described in 1968 (SMR file) as a low rise (ext. diam. 38m E-W; 37m N-S; max. H 0.35m at NW). There was no visible fosse or entrance, but it is probably a rath. 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: 25 February 2019

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

Monument Details

Address:
COMMONS OF LLOYD, Meath
GPS:
53.7374, -6.92071
SMRS:
ME016-012----
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resources.forthcoming.winged

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