2004:0108 - 78 MAIN STREET, CAVAN, Cavan

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Cavan Site name: 78 MAIN STREET, CAVAN

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 20:55 Licence number: 04E0677

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

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 641938m, N 804602m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.988977, -7.360510

The site of the proposed development is located to the rear of a business at 78 Main Street in the centre of Cavan town. The proposed development is to consist of a small extension to the building measuring 10m by4m. The site is within the zone of archaeological potential for the medieval town of Cavan. A single trench measuring 10m by 1m was excavated across the site of the proposed development in January 2004. It was excavated to a depth of 1.1-1.2m. No archaeological features or finds were uncovered during the course of the excavation.