2003:1583 - Knockanaconny, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: Knockanaconny

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 8:32 Licence number: 03E0430

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

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 560291m, N 795177m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.904457, -8.604276

The proposed development, a house, access, garage and septic tank/percolation area, is located outside Ballaghaderreen, on the Roscommon side. It is near a castle, situated south-west of the proposed house. Testing was carried out on 27 March 2003. Five trenches were excavated across the site. All measured 10m by 1m and were excavated to a depth of 0.4-0.6m. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered during the course of the excavation.