1989:100 - Ballyla and Clonmannon, Wicklow

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Wicklow Site name: Ballyla and Clonmannon

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

Author: Martyn Linnie, Dept. of Zoology, Trinity College, Dublin.

Site type: Shipwreck

ITM: E 731022m, N 699134m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.026825, -6.046771

(See Appendix 4.)This 8-day project in early August used a group of 10 divers, including Margaret Gowen, archaeologist, and each diver spent between three and four hours under water each day. The methods used in the search are discussed in detail in Appendix 4. Finds recovered during the current expedition included large copper nails, rope, a pulley etc. No evidence of the timbers discovered in 1985 was found.