ME02487 - KNOWTH - House - early medieval

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This is medieval house 6 which is located c. 10m S of the entrance to Tomb 1C East and on the line of the lower fosse of the rath. It consisted of a layer of dark habitation material (dims 5m N-S; 3m E-W) but no structural features such as walls or a hearth were evident. It had a fairly regular outline, although it sagged at the centre over the ditch. (Eogan 2012, 118-9) True location: ITM (699654, 773440) Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of upload: 26 November 2013 Amended: 17 September 2020 See the attached illustrations: _1 Early medieval features, from Knowth 5, Fig. 4:1 _2 House plan, from Knowth 5, Fig. 4:20

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

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