2004:0083 - BALLON HILL, Carlow

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Carlow Site name: BALLON HILL

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 04E0636

Author: Martin E. Byrne, Byrne Mullins & Associates, 7 Cnoc na GrĊ½ine Square, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 682648m, N 665958m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.738380, -6.776100

It is proposed to construct a house with associated driveway, septic tank and percolation area at a site on the south-western slopes of Ballon Hill, Co. Carlow. The site is located in the general environs of a number of archaeological sites that range in date from the Early Bronze Age to the post-medieval period, and is within the archaeological constraint area of an Early Bronze Age cemetery complex (SMR 13:65). Six test-trenches were excavated. No features or artefacts of archaeological interest were identified.