2004:0622 - SKERRIES ROAD, LUSK, Dublin

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Dublin Site name: SKERRIES ROAD, LUSK

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 04E0751

Author: Stuart Halliday, Arch-Tech Ltd, 32 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2.

Site type: Pits of probable medieval date


ITM: E 721615m, N 755060m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.531406, -6.165540

Monitoring was undertaken on Phase 4 of a residential development at Skerries Road, Lusk, Co. Dublin. Monitoring of all topsoil-stripping was undertaken and 44 features of archaeological potential were identified. These comprised 36 circular pits, seven linear features and a stone-lined drain. The pits were aligned in north-south and east-west lines and a single sherd of medieval pottery was retrieved during preliminary investigation. All features were fully excavated under licence 04E0903 (No. 623 below).