2004:0017 - BALLYLAGAN, Antrim

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Antrim Site name: BALLYLAGAN

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: AE/03/140

Author: Norman Crothers, Archaeological Development Services Ltd, Unit 48, Westlink Enterprise Centre, Distillery Street, Belfast BT12 5BJ.

Site type: Burnt mound


ITM: E 735112m, N 893561m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.771831, -5.900033

A burnt mound was exposed during the cutting of the pipe trench of the North-West Gas Pipeline in Field 4F16 near Ballynure, Co. Antrim. The location of this site was recorded and no excavation was carried out, since no further disturbance of the site would take place. The area was highlighted as an archaeologically sensitive area and care was taken during the reinstatement phase to prevent any further disturbance of the archaeology.