ME01153 - LISCARTAN - Gatehouse

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Situated on a level landscape, at the crest of a slight slope down to the NW-SE River Blackwater, which is c. 100m to the N. The house (ME025-009002-) is c. 70m to the NW. This is a rectangular structure (ext. dims 6.7m NW-SE; 4.7m NE-SW) with a round-arched entrance (Wth 2.8m) on the SW side. The entrance passage has a barrel-vault and a doorway in the SE pier leads to a newel stairs. The chamber above has single lights on the NW and SW sides. 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: 28 June 2016

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.6683, -6.72824

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