ME02006 - HARRISTOWN - Field system

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Located on a slight S-facing slope. A limited area (max. dims c. 160m N-S; c. 145m E-W) is divided into small plots (dims c. 20-30m x c. 20-30m) by wide silted drains (Wth 3-5m; D up to 1m), with two small silted ponds at the NW edge. No house sites are present, and it may be post-medieval in date and connected with flax-growing. It can also be seen on vertical imagery. See the attached enhanced view from Google Earth (24/03/2012) 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 upload: 10 July 2007 Amended: 29 October 2021

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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