- Castletown, Co. Cork, Cork

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Cork Site name: Castletown, Co. Cork

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR CO112-104 Licence number:

Author:

Site type: GRAVES OF INDETERMINATE DATE

ITM: E 534692m, N 557205m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 51.763351, -8.946131

In September 1963 human remains were discovered protruding from a cliff face at Castletown, near Kinsale, Co. Cork.58 The find was made by Mr J.C. Howard of Magdalene College, Oxford, who informed the NMI. The site was not investigated but was referred to Professor M.J. O’Kelly in University College, Cork. It is not certain whether the site was ever examined and its location is not known.

58. Parish of Kinure, barony of Kinalea. OS 6in. sheet 112. SMR CO112-104——.