ME01666 - KILMESSAN - Ringfort - rath

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Situated on a slight S-N spur between S-N stream c. 110m to the W and c. 80m to the E. This is a raised D-shaped and grass-covered area (dims 35m N-S; 32m E-W) defined by an earthen bank (Wth of base 5-9m; int. H 0.2-0.3m; ext. H 1.5-1.7m) with a straight bank at E. there is no visible fosse and the entrance (Wth of base 4m) is at SE. The ring-ditch (ME037-003002-) is c. 80m to the N. 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 August 2019

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

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