1996:399 - Balwinstown Castle, Balwinstown, Wexford

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Wexford Site name: Balwinstown Castle, Balwinstown

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 96E0359

Author: Orla MB. Scully, 16 Riverstown, Tramore, Co. Waterford.

Site type: Medieval

ITM: E 696690m, N 610291m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.235856, -6.584385

Testing was undertaken outside the curtain-wall of the castle to ascertain whether a proposed two-room extension to the nearby dwelling would disturb any archaeological layers or features. Under the modern yard cover was undisturbed boulder clay. No archaeological remains existed in the area of the extension.