1976:060 - WEXFORD: Abbey Street/Cornmarket, Wexford

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Wexford Site name: WEXFORD: Abbey Street/Cornmarket

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number:

Author: M. Cahill and M. Ryan, Irish Antiquities Division, National Museum of Ireland

Site type: Town Wall

Period/Dating:

ITM: E 704928m, N 622051m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.340016, -6.460160

In September 1976, developments on the site of the old town wall of Wexford necessitated the examination of a section through the defences. It was established that part of the wall facing Abbey Street was a modern building. No fosse was found. Finds consisted of some sherds of post-medieval and modern pottery.