2003:1137 - Ballynacourty, Limerick

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Limerick Site name: Ballynacourty

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 56:48 Licence number: 03E1862

Author: Laurence Dunne, Eachtra Archaeological Projects, 3 Canal Place, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 570182m, N 618977m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.321618, -8.437381

Testing was carried out at a site for a dwelling-house at Ballynacourty, Kilfinnane, Co. Limerick, due to its proximity to the site of a castle. An H-shaped trench was excavated on the footprint of the proposed house. The subsoil consisted of mid-yellow clay. A trench was excavated along the proposed driveway and percolation area. No archaeological stratigraphy or artefacts were recorded within the trenches.