Archaeology – Section 3 – Navan – Bypass

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All the information in this post is from the defunct website www.m3motorway.ie which was a collaboration between Meath County Council, the National Roads Authority and N3 Meath Consultant ARUP/HALCROW BARRY/MCOS.  A cached copy of most of the website is available to view at www.archive.org.

MEATH COUNTY COUNCIL
NATIONAL ROADS DESIGN OFFICE
NAVAN ENTERPRISE CENTRE
TRIM ROAD
NAVAN
COUNTY MEATH
TEL. 046-9075033

NATIONAL ROADS AUTHORITY
ST MARTIN’S HOUSE
WATERLOO ROAD
DUBLIN 2
TEL. 01-6602511

N3 MEATH CONSULTANT
ARUP/HALCROW BARRY/MCOS
C/O JB BARRY & PARTNERS
MONASTERY ROAD
CLONDALKIN
DUBLIN 22

 

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Site Name/ Townland Description Provisional site type Provisional dating
Williamstown or Bawn 1 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Kennastown 2 Pits & ditches Possible Occupation activity & field system Prehistoric
Kennastown 1 Dispersed pits, ditches and burnt spreads Burnt mound & occupation activity Bronze Age
Williamstown or Bawn 2 Dispersed pits and ditches and burnt spreads over a wide area Burnt mound & occupation activity Bronze Age
Macetown 1 Pit and ditch Occupation activity Prehistoric
Gainstown 1 Pit and burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Gainstown 3 Pit Occupation activity Prehistoric
Gainstown 2 6 burnt spreads Burnt mound Bronze Age
Hanlonstown 1 Pit Occupation activity Prehistoric
Boyerstown 1 Stone walls and midden material Building and enclosed settlement or Field system Medieval
Boyerstown 2 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Boyerstown 4 Pits Occupation activity Prehistoric
Boyerstown 3 Possible enclosure ditches and circular houses Settlement & field systems Possible Prehistoric and/or Early Medieval
Boyerstown 8 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Ardbraccan 1 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Ardbraccan 2 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Ardbraccan 3 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Ardbraccan 4 Pits and ditch Occupation activity Prehistoric
Boyerstown 5 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Townparks 1 Pits and ditches Occupation activity Prehistoric
Townparks 2 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Boyerstown 7 Burnt spread Burnt mound Bronze Age
Boyerstown 6 Pits Occupation activity Prehistoric
Kennastown 3 2 burnt spreads, pits and ditches Burnt mound & occupation activity Bronze Age
Philpotstown 1 2 burnt spreads Burnt mound Bronze Age
Kennastown 4 Burnt spread Possible burnt mound Bronze Age

 

NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR SECTION 3.

 

 

 

 

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