2003:1634 - Carrowroe, Sligo

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Sligo Site name: Carrowroe

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E1783

Author: Susan McCabe, Archaeological Consultancy Services Ltd, Unit 21, Boyne Business Park, Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Site type: Testing

ITM: E 568900m, N 833646m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.250706, -8.477217

Testing was undertaken in advance of construction of the Sligo Retail Park, Carrowroe, Co. Sligo, south of Sligo town.

Three areas of possible archaeological potential were recognised, including a curvilinear ditched feature and two spreads of material containing burnt stone and charcoal, a possible fulacht fiadh. No finds were noted during excavation. Excavation of all areas of archaeological significance is pending.