ME01313 - CAUSESTOWN - Enclosure

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Situated on a fairly level landscape. A large subrectangular to subcircular enclosure (dims c. 130m NW-SE; c. 85-90m NE-SW) that appears to have been defined by a slight earthen bank and an external fosse is clearly visible on aerial photographs (ACAP: V306/1457) from the 1940s and (GSIAP: N 75, 76) from the 1970s, but its visible profile had been removed by 1984 (SMR file). The cropmark of the fosse can be seen on later series of aerial images (OSAP: 1995; Digital Globe; Google Earth 24/03/2017; 07/05/2017). 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 February 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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53.6138, -6.94653

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