ME00863 - KILMAINHAM - Moated site

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Located at the S base of a low ridge on the S bank of a NW-SE section of the River Blackwater, with the stream c. 30m to the NE. This is a rectangular grass-covered area (dims 35m NNW-SE; 28m NE-SW) defined by earthen banks (at SW: Wth of base 6.5m; int. H 0.45m; ext. H 1.35m) and outer fosses or moats (at SW: Wth of top 4.3m; Wth of base 2.6m; ext. D 0.55m), with outer banks on the NE and NW sides. An 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: 12 April 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.7203, -6.82975

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