2003:1295 - FRIARS GROUND, Annagh, Mayo

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Mayo Site name: FRIARS GROUND, Annagh

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 93:63 Licence number: 03E1556

Author: Richard Gillespie

Site type: Burnt mound

Period/Dating: Undetermined

ITM: E 510549m, N 787602m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.830213, -9.358847

Monitoring of a path development within the protected area of ecclesiastical remains, earthwork(s), abbey, house, burial ground, tomb and cross identified a burnt mound of a probable fulacht fiadh at the base of a 0.5m-wide trench c. 0.5m below the surface, for a length of 2.2m. As the development will not impact on the site, it was preserved in situ. Some minor works are due to be completed in 2004.

Westport Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo