Rathmore was originally owned by the de Verdon family but was acquired by the Plunkets through marriage in the 15th century. Flat-topped subrectangular mound (dims of top 14m N-S; 14m E-W; H 3.5m) planted with trees. The tower house (ME024-018001-), which was probably built by the Plunkets, is built into its N side. The parish church of Rathmore (ME024-017001-) is c. 350m to the SSW.
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: 2 June 2016Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage