2003:1557 - Harristown, Castlerea, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: Harristown, Castlerea

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 26:35, 26:40, 26:41 Licence number: 03E1798

Author: Martin Fitzpatrick, Arch. Consultancy Ltd, Ballydavid South, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 567430m, N 778359m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.753836, -8.493857

Pre-development testing was undertaken in advance of a proposed sewerage scheme in Castlerea, Co. Roscommon. Three trenches were excavated in the vicinity of a church and graveyard and fording point to the south of the town, while one trench was excavated adjacent to a church and graveyard in the town. All were excavated along the existing roadway. Testing revealed no features or artefacts of archaeological significance.