2015:087 - Dolans Sandpit, Annagh, Coolraine, Laois

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Laois Site name: Dolans Sandpit, Annagh, Coolraine

Sites and Monuments Record No.: none Licence number: Unlicensed Monitoring

Author: Jon Stirland

Site type: Non Archaeological

ITM: E 628296m, N 693379m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 52.990397, -7.578545

Monitoring was carried out between 2 and 6 March 2015 prior to the extension of a sandpit at Annagh townland, Coolraine, Co. Laois. The topsoil on a portion of the proposed extension area was stripped by mechanical excavator under supervision in fulfilment of Condition 15 of Planning Reference No. QY05/51 issued by Laois Co. Council.
The site is located adjacent to an enclosure (LA016-012). No features or deposits of an archaeological nature were identified during the monitoring phase of works.

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