ME00979 - NEWGRANGE - Pit circle

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Circular area defined by circle of large pits within which were concentric lines of burials revealed in excavation by P.D. Sweetman. C14 dates centred c. 2000 BC. (Sweetman 1985, 195-221). 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. Date of upload/revision: 10 July 2007

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

Monument Details

Address:
NEWGRANGE, Meath
GPS:
53.695, -6.47447
SMRS:
ME019-044002-
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