ME01683 - GINNETS GREAT - Castle - motte

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Situated on a NE-SW section of an esker ridge with wide views all around. This is a subcircular, grass-covered mound with a slightly rounded top (dims of top 19m E-W; 13m N-S; dims of base 36m N-S; 28m E-W; H 3.6-3.7m at NE and SW across the ridge to 5m at SE and 8m at NW) defined by a fosse (Wth of top 10m; ext. D 0.3m) across ridge ENE-SSE and SW-W (Wth of top 10m; ext. D 0.8m). 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. Date of revision: 2 June 2016

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

Monument Details

Address:
GINNETS GREAT, Meath
GPS:
53.5202, -6.73401
SMRS:
ME037-020----
what3words:
harvester.dash.members

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