2003:1585 - Manor, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: Manor

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 28:145 Licence number: 02E0282

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

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 583939m, N 777863m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.750149, -8.243502

The proposed development, to consist of a house, access, garage, septic tank and percolation area, in addition to timber-post fencing, is located outside Tulsk, Co. Roscommon, just off the Roscommon road. The site is beside a D-shaped enclosure. Testing was carried out on 18 November 2003. Six trenches, measuring 10m by 1m, were excavated across the site of the proposed development to a depth of 0.4-0.5m. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered during the course of the excavation.