ME01757 - CASTLERICKARD - Castle - motte

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Located on a bluff overlooking a S-N section of the Blackwater River c. 50m to the W. Flat-topped and grass-covered earthen mound (diam. of top 10m; diam. of base 33m; H 5.5m at E to 9.5m at W) with some trees. The site of the parish church of Castlerickard (ME041-014001-) is c. 25m to the S, and field system (ME041-015----) extends to the E and 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: 2 June 2016

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

Monument Details

Address:
CASTLERICKARD, Meath
GPS:
53.4857, -6.92042
SMRS:
ME041-014----
what3words:
begins.raisins.connected

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