1991:037 - Nicholas St., Dublin, Dublin

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Dublin Site name: Nicholas St., Dublin

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

Author: Claire Walsh, 14 Waterloo Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Site type: Town moat

ITM: E 715126m, N 733726m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.341229, -6.271168

Excavation of part of the moat was necessitated by sewerage works by Dublin Corporation (see Excavations 1990) in October 1991. The excavation took place over a 4-week period. An area measuring 5.5m x 4.5m was excavated to a depth of 6.5m below present ground level through moat fill. Finds of 13th-century date and later were recovered.