2003:1122 - MANORHAMILTON, Leitrim

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Leitrim Site name: MANORHAMILTON

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E1555

Author: Christopher Read, North West Archaeological Services Ltd, Cloonfad Cottage, Cloonfad, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 588539m, N 839753m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.306400, -8.176100

The proposed development, to consist of eighteen houses, five serviced sites, access and related services, is located on the edge of Manorhamilton to the rear of the hospital. The site is located near a number of cemeteries, including a Famine graveyard. Testing was carried out on 22 September 2003. Six trenches were excavated; four measured 140m long, one was 80m long and one 65m long. All were excavated to a depth of between 0.15 and 0.25m. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered during the course of the excavation.