ME02473 - KNOWTH - House - Neolithic

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This Neolithic House Site, No. 10, is part of Eogan's Phase 3 Decorated Pottery complex: Domestic activity - Zone H, which includes an area beneath the entrance to Tomb 1C East where 6 hearths have been recognised. This phase, now called Middle Neolithic, is associated with the building of the tombs and dated to c. 3500-2900 cal. BC (Eogan and Cleary 2017, 41). This house site was located c. 20m SE of the entrance area to the E tomb and is entangled with House Site No. 9 just to the NE. It consisted of an arc (diam. c. 4.5m) of stake-holes S-W-N, but no hearth or occupation layer is associated with it. The zone produced evidence of at least 8 vessels as well as flints. (Eogan and Roche 1997, 65-71) True location: ITM (699663, 773436) Compiled by: Caimin O'Brien Date of upload: 25 November 2013 Amended: 17 September 2020 See the attached plans: _1 Cemetery plan from Knowth 6, Fig. 2:1 _2 House plan from Knowth 2, Fig. 14

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

Monument Details

Address:
KNOWTH, Meath
GPS:
53.7011, -6.49088
SMRS:
ME019-030032-
what3words:
answering.grumpy.inset

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