2003:1421 - Macetown, Meath

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Meath Site name: Macetown

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E1248

Author: Ellen OCarroll, The Archaeology Company, Office 1, 17 Castle Street, Dalkey, Co. Dublin.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 698793m, N 760021m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.580753, -6.508067

Pre-development testing took place at Macetown, Tara, Co. Meath. The development includes a stud farm and associated access roads. The site was located near SMR 32:42 (a tower-house) and SMR 32:44 (a church). Five trenches were excavated throughout the site and a series of test-pits were excavated along the route of the proposed access road. Nothing of archaeological significance was recorded during the testing.