2004:0394 - WATER STREET BRIDGE, DONEGAL, Donegal

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Donegal Site name: WATER STREET BRIDGE, DONEGAL

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 93:13 Licence number: 04E0109

Author: Declan Moore, Moore Archaeological & Environmental Services Ltd (Moore Group), Corporate House, Ballybrit Business Park, Ballybrit, Galway.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 601522m, N 936503m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 55.175811, -7.976113

Monitoring was carried out at Water Street Bridge, Donegal, during April 2004. The proposed development entails replacement of the existing bridge. The site is within the zone of archaeological potential for Donegal town and in the vicinity of Donegal Castle. Nothing of archaeological significance was uncovered during monitoring works. Stratigraphy at the site comprised loose gravels overlying brittle shale bedrock.