ME01800 - DERRYPATRICK - Field system

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Located on the S-facing slope of a low E-W ridge. The house (ME053-011----) and possible bawn (ME043-011001-) were at the N edge of a field system that covered about 30 acres (c. 7.5 ha). The fields were rectangular (dims c. 60-100m x c. 40m) defined by earthen banks and silted drains, with some hollow ways (Wth c. 4-5m; D 0.5m) between the field banks. All the earthwork remains were removed c. 2013 (Bing). 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: 10 June 2016

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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