2004:0665 - NORTH GATE STREET, ATHENRY, Galway

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Galway Site name: NORTH GATE STREET, ATHENRY

Sites and Monuments Record No.: SMR 84:1 Licence number: 04E0977

Author: Fiona Rooney, Arch. Consultancy Ltd, Ballydavid South, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Site type: No archaeological significance


ITM: E 551031m, N 727951m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.299593, -8.734606

Two trenches were mechanically excavated in the course of pre-development testing at North Gate Street, Athenry, Co. Galway. The stratigraphy revealed in Trenches A and B was similar and consisted of the concrete surface coming down onto a layer of rubble. This rubble overlay the natural gravel, which contained large boulders. No artefacts or features of archaeological significance were uncovered in these trenches, which were excavated to a maximum depth of 0.7m.