ME01794 - CLONYMEATH - Castle - motte

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Located at the bottom of the N-facing slope of a broad hill. This is an oval, grass-covered natural hillock with a flattened top (dims of top 11m N-S; 7m E-W; dims of base c. 55m N-S; c. 40m E-W; H 7m). At a distance of c.20m to the SE a ditch (Wth of top 3m; Wth of base 1.5m; D 0.7m) has been cut across a low ridge SE-SSW (L c. 100m) with an entrance gap at SE. 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 upload: 10 July 2007 Amended: 21/08/2019

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

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53.501, -6.70565

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