2004:0358 - COLERAINE: Mountsandel Road, Derry

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Derry Site name: COLERAINE: Mountsandel Road

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: AE/04/106

Author: Tim Stevens, Archaeological Development Services Ltd.

Site type: Excavation - miscellaneous

Period/Dating: Prehistoric (12700 BC-AD 400)

ITM: E 686133m, N 930434m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 55.113807, -6.649933

The site is located on the eastern bank of the River Bann, north of Mountsandal Road to the south of Coleraine town. Its proximity to known archaeological sites necessitated the implementation of a scheme of trial-trenching followed by monitoring of topsoil-stripping. A small number of randomly spaced features were uncovered from which a small quantity of struck flint was recovered.

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