Clare
2008:148
Ballyquin, Tuamgraney
No archaeological significance
163999 183148
08E0709
Testing was undertaken as part of an assessment in response to planning conditions from the local authority for the construction of 89 dwellings. Twenty-six test-trenches were excavated by machine, measuring 18.5–130m in length by 1.2m wide, with an average depth of 0.4m. No archaeological features were identified within the test-trenches. However, 30m to the north-east of the subject site was a limekiln that was not depicted on either the first- or second-edition OS maps. According to local information the limekiln had been restored under a FÁS scheme in the early 1990s.
Lee Scotland, Ægis Archaeology, 32 Nicholas St, King’s Island, Limerick.


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