1991:094 - Marshes Upper, Dundalk, Louth

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Louth Site name: Marshes Upper, Dundalk

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

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

Site type: Possible ringforts/souterrains

ITM: E 705928m, N 805511m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.987985, -6.384749

Testing took place from the l7th-2Oth June 1991, in the form of long parallel machine cuttings across elevated areas within the industrial park. There were no finds of archaeological interest.

Archaeological supervision of the removal of two souterrains, previously excavated by M. Gowen in 1982, took place on the 2nd and 3rd of September 1991.