2003:1363 - Blackcastle, Meath

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Meath Site name: Blackcastle

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E0998

Author: P. David Sweetman, Roestown, Drumree, Co. Meath.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 687411m, N 769144m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.664734, -6.677349

Pre-development testing for a housing estate took place in an area near an 18th/19th-century house at Blackcastle, Navan. Twenty-three trenches were excavated over a 3.35ha site. A few burnt areas were noted and a number of animal burials. Nothing of archaeological interest was found.