1980-84:0206 - Ballyremon Commons, Wicklow

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Wicklow Site name: Ballyremon Commons

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

Author: V. Buckley, OPW

Site type: Fulacht Fiadh

ITM: E 721825m, N 712231m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.146647, -6.178851

Rescue excavation in advance of land reclamation revealed a clay-lined pit with traces of three stakeholes angled into) the clay at the north-west end possibly to form a tripod arrangement. A radio carbon date of 3410±40 BP has been obtained from an axe-sharpened stake, set into the clay.