- Burgage More, Co. Wicklow, Wicklow

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Wicklow Site name: Burgage More, Co. Wicklow

Sites and Monuments Record No.: WI005-070 Licence number:


Site type: Graves ofindeterminate date

ITM: E 697935m, N 713361m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.161720, -6.535490

In 1939 human remains were uncovered at the old burial ground at Burgage, Co. Wicklow,308 in advance of its flooding as part of the Liffey Hydro-Electrical Scheme. A quantity of human and animal bone (1939:1170), potsherds (1939:1154–61), iron slag (1939:1162) and bone objects (1939:1163–1169) were removed from the burial ground. The human remains were reburied at Blessington cemetery. The artefacts found during the excavation were deposited in the NMI.

308. Parish of Burgage, barony of Talbotstown Lower. OS 6in. sheet 5; exact location not marked, but presumably part of WI005-070——.