ME01843 - DUNSHAUGHLIN - Castle - motte

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Situated on a rise in a fairly level landscape. Flat-topped, grass-covered circular mound (diam. of top 26m; diam. of base 34m; H 2.5m-3m). There is no visible fosse or entrance. The early monastery of St Seachnall or Secundus which became the medieval parish church (ME044-033002-) is c. 650m to the 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. Date of upload: 10 July 2007

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

Monument Details

Address:
DUNSHAUGHLIN, Meath
GPS:
53.5082, -6.5389
SMRS:
ME044-033001-
what3words:
exam.proverbial.linked

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