ME01699 - BELPERE (Skreen By., Killeen ED) - Mound

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Situated in a shallow NE-SW valley with the headwaters of a small NE-SW stream in the vicinity, including a silted N-S drain (Wth of top 8m; D 0.2-0.5m) just to the E. This is a circular grass-covered area (diam. 20m N-S; 19m E-W) defined by a silted moat (Wth of top 6.5-6.7m; Wth of base 3-4.5m; D 0.1-0.2m). It is most clearly visible on Google Earth (05/10/2009; 12/07/2013; 20/03/2018), and it is listed as a crannog (Newman 1997, 340). Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of upload: 11 March, 2015 Amended: 21 August 2019

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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BELPERE (Skreen By., Killeen ED), Meath
53.5519, -6.61388

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