2004:0790 - KILDARE AND LAOIS, M7 HEATH-MAYFIELD MOTORWAY SCHEME, LUGHIL/MOOREABBEY DEMESNE/BALLYFARSOON/KILL/MONASTEREVIN/ HYBLA OR BALLYNEAGE, Kildare

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Kildare Site name: KILDARE AND LAOIS, M7 HEATH-MAYFIELD MOTORWAY SCHEME, LUGHIL/MOOREABBEY DEMESNE/BALLYFARSOON/KILL/MONASTEREVIN/ HYBLA OR BALLYNEAGE

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 03E0623

Author: Jonathan Dempsey, Archaeological Consultancy Services Ltd, Unit 21, Boyne Business Park, Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Site type: Monitoring

ITM: E 664475m, N 711614m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.151130, -7.036100

Monitoring of ancillary works for the M7 Heath-Mayfield motorway scheme, Contract 4, was undertaken from January to June 2004 in counties Kildare and Laois (see No. 933 below for townlands crossed in County Laois). Four sites of archaeological significance were identified in the course of the monitoring. Ballydavis 2, Co. Laois, was excavated by Deirdre Murphy (No. 936 below, 04E0856) and the others were resolved under the monitoring licence (see No. 836 below, Kill A, Co. Kildare; No. 934, Ballydavis A, Co. Laois; No. 939, Cappakeel C, Co. Laois).