1994:201 - KILTULLAGH, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: KILTULLAGH

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR: 32-001 Licence number: 94E0030

Author: Finbar McCormick, Dept. of Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen's University Belfast

Site type: Standing stone

Period/Dating: Medieval (AD 400-AD 1600)

ITM: E 552961m, N 774018m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.713725, -8.712574

Excavation at the base of a standing stone uncovered the burial of a male inhumation dating to the 5th century AD.

For details of the excavation see F. McCormick, G. Cribbin, M.E. Robinson and D. W. Shimwell 1995 'A pagan-Christian transitional burial at Kiltullagh', Emania 13, 90-98.