2008:1001 - Ballard to Clonminch, Offaly

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Offaly Site name: Ballard to Clonminch

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: E003818

Author: Ross MacLeod, Headland Archaeology (Ireland) Ltd, Unit 25 Liosbaun Industrial Estate, Tuam Road, Galway.

Site type: No archaeological significance

ITM: E 632654m, N 722407m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 53.251023, -7.510694

Peatland monitoring was undertaken on behalf of Offaly County Council as part of the advance archaeological works contract for the N52 Tullamore bypass. The work was in the townlands of Ballard to Clonminch, Co. Offaly, 0.25km south of Tullamore town. Monitoring took place on 1.25km stretch of peatland which had previously been under commercial forestry. No archaeological features or deposits were identified during the course of this investigation.