ME01795 - CLONYMEATH - Church

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Situated on a gentle N-facing slope. A church at Clonymeath (Clonynagham in the Extents (White 1943, 20, 30)) is not listed in the historical surveys, although Cogan (1862-70, 2, 370) mentions a chapel here. A circular feature (diam. c. 25m) is marked faintly and described in italic lettering as an ‘Old Burial Ground’ on the 1836 ed. of the OS 6-inch map. It is marked as a hachured feature (diam. c. 30m) and described in italic lettering as a disused burial ground on the 1910 ed. This is a rectangular structure orientated E-W (int. dims 5.8m E-W; 3.8m N-S), which is probably a mortuary enclosure in an unenclosed rectangular burial ground. 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: 23 March, 2015

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

Monument Details

Address:
CLONYMEATH, Meath
GPS:
53.4971, -6.70791
SMRS:
ME043-007----
what3words:
stale.orange.uneventful

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