ME01101 - GEEHANSTOWN - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on a hillock in an undulating landscape with a NW-SE canalised stream c. 60m to the SW. This is a subcircular grass-covered area (dims 34m ENE-WSW; 28m NNW-SSE) defined by an earthen bank with some bushes (at S: Wth of base c. 5m; int. H c. 0.5m; ext. H c. 2.5m) separated by a fosse from an outer bank, which is missing ESE-S. There is an entrance through the inner bank (Wth of base 2.5m) and a causeway (Wth of top 2.7m; H 0.5m) at SSE. 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: 11 January 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.6605, -7.09163

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