2003:1579 - N4 Hughestown-Meera Road Realignment Scheme, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: N4 Hughestown-Meera Road Realignment Scheme

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E1374

Author: Stuart Halliday, for Judith Carroll Network Archaeology Ltd, 13 Anglesea Street, Dublin 2.

Site type: Various

ITM: E 589079m, N 800815m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.956523, -8.166403

Monitoring was undertaken on the works associated with realignment of the N4 road between Hughestown and Meera. Six sites were identified, which were excavated under separate licences. Site 1: Chainage 6820, fulacht fiadh; Site 2: Chainage 7520, fulacht fiadh; Site 3: Chainage 7480, pit containing charred material and spread of charred and baked material; Site 4: Chainage 7480, pit containing charred material possibly associated with Site 3; Site 5: Chainage 7720, fulacht fiadh; Site 6: Chainage 7180, corn-drying kiln and possible industrial surface.

Work is ongoing on this project and no other features of archaeological significance were identified.