2016:214 - Cloncaw Chapel, Cloncaw, Monaghan

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Monaghan Site name: Cloncaw Chapel, Cloncaw

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number: 16E0135

Author: James Hession, Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd

Site type: No archaeology found

ITM: E 670759m, N 841853m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 54.320496, -6.912372

Monitoring was undertaken at the site of the proposed development adjacent to Cloncaw Chapel, Cloncaw, Co. Monaghan on 4 and 5 April 2016, commissioned by of Fr Hubert Martin. Monitoring was required as part of the planning condition applied by Monaghan County Council (P671/15).

The proposed development involves an extension to the existing carpark and a pathway to the new graveyard. The site is located within the curtilage of St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, a freestanding gable-fronted barn-type church which is a protected structure.

Monitoring of the removal of the existing material revealed no archaeological features. No further archaeological works are recommended in association with this development.

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