ME02755 - KNOCKMARK - Burnt mound

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Situated at the lowest point of a fairly level landscape. Topsoil stripping (02E0194) in advance of a gas pipeline identified two spreads of burnt stone (BGE: 1A/21/1) but they were inadvertently damaged and one destroyed before the monument was completely excavated (02E0633). It consisted of a mound of heat-shattered material (dims 5.4m NE-SW; 5.2m NW-SE; max. D 0.2m). The only artefact recovered was a flint knife from the surface during monitoring. (Byrne, E. 2002; 2004; 2007) Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of upload: 8 March, 2018

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

Monument Details

GPS:
53.5155, -6.58251
SMRS:
ME044-036----
what3words:
lacking.lows.debuts

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