1999:033 - BALLYCASEY TO DROMOLAND ROAD SCHEME, N18/19, Clare

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Clare Site name: BALLYCASEY TO DROMOLAND ROAD SCHEME, N18/19

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 99E0350

Author: Christine Grant, c/o S. Schorman, Ballyalla, Ennis, Co. Clare.

Site type: Monitoring

ITM: E 529487m, N 679574m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.862453, -9.047165

Several substantial archaeological sites were uncovered during monitoring of the N18/N19 Road Scheme, Ballycasey to Dromoland, Phase 1. These were:Ballyconneely td (AR4A), a spread of burnt mound material;Latoon South td (AR46), a prehistoric burial/ industrial(?) site;Ballyconneely td (AR47), a large ditched enclosure;Ballyconneely td (AR48), a spread of burnt material and high concentration of animal bone;Ballygirreen td (AR49), a small circular enclosure, possibly a dwelling;Ballyconneely td (AR50), a linear ditch;Ballyconneely td (AR52), a possible wetland site;Ballyconneely td (AR53), two adjoining fulachta fiadh;Ballyconneely td (AR61-AR62), a linear arrangement of four fulachta fiadh;Ballyconneely td (AR63), a fulacht fiadh.

Several other potential sites (AR55, 56, 57, 58 and 60) are awaiting investigation. As this project is ongoing, further details will be given in the future.