1994:195 - Banagher, Offaly

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Offaly Site name: Banagher

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

Author: Heather A. King, Skidoo, Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin

Site type: Urban

ITM: E 600051m, N 715431m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.189330, -7.999240

Archaeological monitoring was carried out on a site on the east side of the north end of Main St., Banagher, Co. Offaly, for which permission was sought to build twenty-six houses. Three test pits were dug for engineering purposes on the west side of the site while a fourth was dug on the north-east side as an archaeological check on the stratigraphy. The site is of no archaeological significance.