2003:1568 - Coolteige, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: Coolteige

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 35:65 and 35:67 Licence number: 03E0749

Author: Christopher Read, North West Archaeological Services Ltd, Cloonfad Cottage, Cloonfad, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 588430m, N 769823m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.678015, -8.175111

The proposed development site at Coolteige, Four-Mile-House, is outside Roscommon town on the main Tulsk/Roscommon Road. It is to consist of a house, access, garage, septic tank and percolation area. It is near two ringforts. Testing was carried out on 7 June 2003. Five trenches measuring 10m by 1m were excavated across the site. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered in any of them.