2004:0368 - GLENCURB, Derry

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Derry Site name: GLENCURB

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: AE/03/140

Author: Norman Crothers, Archaeological Development Services Ltd, Unit 48, Westlink Enterprise Centre, Distillery Street, Belfast BT12 5BJ.

Site type: Pit

ITM: E 681324m, N 922446m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 55.042868, -6.727568

An isolated, subrectangular pit measuring 0.95m east-west by 0.4m by 0.04m deep was the only feature uncovered in this field during work on the North-West Pipeline. It was filled with a compact, black, clayey soil rich in charcoal and a lens of compact, burnt-orange clay on its south edge. It is considered that this was not an archaeological feature and may be the result of modern agricultural activity. No finds were recovered from the fill.