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Situated on a level landscape. The cropmarks of small fields or plots (dims c. 20-4m x c. 50-60m) defined by wide ditches is visible on an oblique aerial photograph (CUCAP: AJT071) from 1964 and on Google Earth (30/05/2009; 12/07/2013). They cover an area of about 4 hectares (c. 10 acres) and they are depicted as two fields on the 1908 edition of the OS 6-inch map. They may have been connected with the retting of flax and be post-medieval in date. 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: 5 November 2021

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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COURT, Meath
53.4398, -6.38741

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