1986:69 - Ballynaraha (BGE), Tipperary

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Tipperary Site name: Ballynaraha (BGE)

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

Author: Mary O'Donnell, c/o S St Catherine's Rd, Glenageary, Co Dublin

Site type: Corn-drying kiln

ITM: E 631044m, N 624750m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.373433, -7.544097

This site consists of the side walls of a partly destroyed, keyhole-shaped corn-drying kiln, maximum dimensions 6.60m long and 1.30m wide. An area of rough pebble paving was revealed at the entrance area of the drafting flue which had a clearly defined ‘fire-bowl’.

Remains of charred cereal grain were retrieved from the fill of the circular drying chamber and have been examined by Mick Monk, UCC.

There were no other features or finds. The site lies 10Om from a ringfort.