ME01596 - COOLRONAN - Castle - motte and bailey

You are here Home  > Castle - motte and bailey >  ME01596 - COOLRONAN - Castle - motte and bailey
Item image
It is situated on a slight SE-facing slope. This is a circular flat-topped, grass and scrub-covered mound (diam. of top 13.3m N-S; 12.6m E-W; diam. of base 30m; H c. 5m) defined by a fosse, which is slightly truncated by a N-S lane at W. A grass-covered bailey (dims c. 40m N-S; c. 20m E-W) may have been attached to the E and SE where it is defined by a slight scarp. 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: 21 July 2016

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

Monument Details

Address:
COOLRONAN, Meath
GPS:
53.5592, -6.97598
SMRS:
ME035-006----
what3words:
graciously.dreadfully.landowner

Nearby Images - Geograph.ie

Nearby Objects - Europeana


Close Reviews

Leave a Review