1995:165 - Kells, Garrynamann Lower, Kilkenny

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Kilkenny Site name: Kells, Garrynamann Lower

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 27:029 Licence number: 95E0171

Author: Dave Pollock, Rathduff, Fethard, Co. Tipperary.

Site type: Motte and bawn (nearby)

ITM: E 649240m, N 643546m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.541029, -7.274116

On 19 September 1995 test-trenches were cut with a machine to assess the nature and survival of material to the east of Kells Castle. No archaeological features were found; the ground appeared to have been truncated, probably to supply material for the castle motte, and subsequently cultivated.