ME00806 - DRUMBARAGH - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on the SE-facing slope of a small hill. This is a raised, oval and grass-covered area (dims 48m N-S; 32m E-W) defined by an earthen bank (at E: Wth of base 4.9m; int. H 0.55m; ext. H 1.9m) with some bushes separated by a fosse (at E: Wth of top 5m; Wth of base 3m) from an outer bank (at E: Wth of base 6.6m; int. H 0.6m; ext. H 1.2m). There is an entrance through the inner (Wth of base 1.2m) and outer (Wth of base 1.8m) banks, but no causeway, at ENE. 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: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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