2003:1640 - Cloonagashel, Sligo

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Sligo Site name: Cloonagashel

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 33:73, 33:74 Licence number: 03E0992

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

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 568805m, N 817274m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.103596, -8.476980

The proposed development is located outside Ballymote, Co. Sligo. It is near two monuments. The site is c. 0.5 acres in size and virtually featureless. The proposed development will include a house, garage, entrance and domestic treatment plant/percolation area. Testing was carried out on 30 June 2003. Five trenches were excavated by machine. All measured 10m by 1m and were excavated to the depth of undisturbed natural. No archaeological remains were revealed.