2003:1136 - Ballyhahill, Limerick

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Limerick Site name: Ballyhahill

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 18:51 Licence number: 03E0831

Author: Sarah McCutcheon, Limerick County Council, PO Box 53, County Buildings, 79/84 O'Connell Street, Limerick.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 518598m, N 645684m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.556388, -9.200431

Monitoring of ground disturbance of Phase 1 of a housing development, the construction of twelve houses in the northern half of the field, was carried out from 9 to 24 June 2003 and completed on 10 October. A ringfort was situated at the south-west corner of the field. Throughout the site a shallow layer of topsoil overlay a clay marl. Two stone-lined drains were recorded, but nothing of archaeological significance was disturbed.