2003:1677 - 9-24 Holborn Street, Sligo, Sligo

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Sligo Site name: 9-24 Holborn Street, Sligo

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E0332

Author: Eoin Halpin, Archaeological Development Services, Westlink Enterprise Centre, 30-50 Distillery Street, Belfast BT12 5BJ.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 569258m, N 836305m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.274623, -8.471998

Testing took place in advance of the construction of a mixed residential/commercial development on the site which overlooked the Garvogue River, on Holborn Street in Sligo town. The northern boundary of the site was believed to coincide with the line of the 17th-century town defences, which ran west along the ridge of Green Fort hill. All topsoil-stripping and ground preparation works were monitored, with particular attention paid to the strip of ground running parallel to the northern boundary of the site. However, nothing of archaeological interest survived within the development area.