2004:0352 - BALLYNACALLY MORE, Derry

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Derry Site name: BALLYNACALLY MORE

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: AE/04/91

Author: Norman Crothers, Archaeological Development Services Ltd.

Site type: Burnt mound

Period/Dating: Undetermined

ITM: E 683333m, N 921166m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 55.031040, -6.696508

Two spreads of burnt-mound material were uncovered immediately to the west of a field drain which formed the field boundary between Fields 56F07 and 56F08. The drain had been straightened and lined with concrete in the recent past and had truncated the burnt-mound material. No remains of the burnt mound survived on the east side of the drain. The larger spread measured 14m north-south by 8m and survived to a depth of 0.4m. The smaller spread, measuring 6m north-south by 5m and only 0.1m deep, has almost certainly been dragged from the main area of burnt-mound material. No troughs or associated features were uncovered and no finds were recovered.

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