ME01170 - TOWNPARKS - Town defences

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The following 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 Enclosed an area of c. 13 acres and probably dates to early fifteenth century. Walls run W from Boyne and crossed Ladlow Street short of junction with Church Hill. Ran along S side of properties on Trimgate Street, crossed grounds of RC church and turned N at back of properties on N side of Trimgate Street. Wall and tower (ME025-044007-) survive at N end of this section where wall turned E to Boyne, just short of Barrack Lane. (Bradley forthcoming)

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

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53.6528, -6.68499

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