ME01102 - GALBOYSTOWN - Ringfort - rath

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Located on a hillock in an undulating landscape. This is a subcircular grass-covered area (dims 22.5m NNE-SSW; 19m WNW-ESE) defined by an earthen bank (Wth of base 2.3-3.3m; int. H 0.2m; ext. H 0.8m at SW to 1.7m at NE) that is absent E-SSE. There are entrance gaps at SW (Wth of base 2.3m) and NE (Wth of base 1.1m), either of which might be original. 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: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
GALBOYSTOWN, Meath
GPS:
53.662, -7.04527
SMRS:
ME022-029----
what3words:
glossy.minimalists.respecting

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