1990:092 - DONORE QUARRY, Donore, Meath

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Meath Site name: DONORE QUARRY, Donore

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

Author: Margaret Gowen

Site type: Excavation - miscellaneous

Period/Dating: Undetermined

ITM: E 704492m, N 773108m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.697215, -6.417646

Monitoring, by Kieran Campbell, of all topsoil removal during the preparation of the site for shale quarrying revealed only small feature. It was a shallow pit 0.16m deep and max. 1.2m wide with no associated features or archaeological soils. It was lined with clay 30mm thick on the sides and 10-20mm thick at the base and filled with burnt stones - pot-boilers(?), average size 40mm.

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