2003:1539 - Fortlane, Townparks, Daingean, Offaly

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Offaly Site name: Fortlane, Townparks, Daingean

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E1575

Author: John Purcell, 17 Balmoral Terrace, Dillon

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 647200m, N 727423m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.295000, -7.292000

Monitoring was required as part of the planning schedule for a housing development adjacent to a 16th-century fort at the south of Daingean town (SMR 18:6). The north-west section of the development and the access road has been soil-stripped. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered. Monitoring will be continued in 2004.