2003:1604 - Slevin, Roscommon

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Roscommon Site name: Slevin

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 28:51, 28:52 Licence number: 03E0697

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

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 579867m, N 778727m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.757770, -8.305298

The proposed development at Slevin, to consist of a house, access, septic tank and percolation area on a half-acre site, is located on the Castleplunkett/Tulsk road. It is located near a ringfort and field system. Testing was carried out on 22 May 2003. Four trenches, measuring 10m by 1m, were excavated across the site. All were excavated to a depth of 0.4-0.6m. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered.