2003:1615 - Beanfield, Sligo

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Sligo Site name: Beanfield

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 14:100 Licence number: 03E1166

Author: Mary Henry, Mary Henry Archaeological Services Ltd, 17 Staunton Row, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

Site type: Enclosure site

ITM: E 565294m, N 831089m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.227504, -8.532256

Monitoring of the groundworks for the construction of an extension to a dwelling-house was undertaken at Beanfield, Knocknahur, Co. Sligo. Beanfield is situated on the north shore of Ballysadare Bay, c. 8km south-west of Sligo town. An enclosure site is marked as surviving on the site of the extension, although there is no trace of the monument above ground level. No subsurface archaeological remains were uncovered on the site of the extension during monitoring of groundworks.