2004:0261 - FARRANASTIG, Cork

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Cork Site name: FARRANASTIG

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 04E1627

Author: Annette Quinn, Tobar Archaeological Services, 15 Willowfields, Ladysbridge, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 562718m, N 580782m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 51.977845, -8.542682

Testing of a proposed development site at Farranastig, Whitechurch, was carried out. This development consisted of the construction of a dwelling house and associated services. The site is within the zone of archaeological potential for a ringfort (SMR 62:52). Five trenches were excavated along the footprint of the proposed dwelling and driveway. No archaeological finds or features were uncovered.