ME02490 - KNOWTH - House - early medieval

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This is medieval house 9, which is located partly over but mostly just W of medieval house 7 on the E side of the mound and over the fill of the lower ditch. It is separated stratigraphically from medieval houses 8 and 7 which are in the same area but lie under it. The poorly preserved house consisted of parts of the N (L 2.2m) and S (L 2.4m) walls that are 1.8-2.4m apart, and a hard compact brown clay floor where there was a paved hearth (dims 0.45m x 0.4m). There was no clear evidence of the E and W walls and the floor sloped down steeply to the E (H 0.9m). (Eogan 2012, 129-31) True location: ITM (699648, 773439) 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. 4:28

Description Source: Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage

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