2003:2002 - RATHCOLMAN, Westmeath

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Westmeath Site name: RATHCOLMAN

Sites and Monuments Record No.: WM019-007---- Licence number: 03E1679

Author: Alan Hayden, Archaeological Projects Ltd.

Site type: Ringfort - rath

Period/Dating: Early Medieval (AD 400-AD 1099)

ITM: E 640862m, N 751882m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.515333, -7.383889

The site included a recently demolished ringfort. A large number of trenches were mechanically excavated on the site. Apart from the very truncated and incomplete base of the ringfort ditch, nothing of archaeological significance was uncovered.

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