ME01971 - GARADICE - Enclosure

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Situated on a slight rise in a gently undulating landscape. A small circular embanked enclosure (ext. diam. c. 25m) is depicted here on the 1936 edition of the OS 6-inch map where it is described as a ‘Fort’, and it is depicted as a small hachured feature on the 1912 edition. This is a subcircular grass-covered area (dims 30m N-S; 25m E-W) defined by traces of a fosse (Wth 3m). It was described locally in 1969 (SMR file) as having had a small bank with an entrance gap at NE. 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: 27 August 2019

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

Monument Details

Address:
GARADICE, Meath
GPS:
53.4449, -6.68957
SMRS:
ME049-009----
what3words:
snakes.uncork.eased

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