ME01316 - FRAINE - Souterrain

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Situated on top of a hill. Just S of the E-W field bank bisecting rath (ME029-016----) is a circular depression (diam. 7m N-S; 6m E-W) defined by an earthen bank (Wth of base 2.8m; H 0.3-0.4m), which is probably the remains of a souterrain with a beehive chamber reported by Beryl Moore to the National Museum of Ireland (Rynne and Prendergast 1962, 43). 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: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
FRAINE, Meath
GPS:
53.5996, -6.94081
SMRS:
ME029-016001-
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