Ford de Fine, Naul
31199 26076
An extension to a quarry was the subject of an assessment. A total of 26 test-trenches were excavated at this location. Previous geophysical survey had highlighted a number of areas of archaeological potential and the quarry layout was altered to preserve some features in situ. A number of features were identified during the assessment and included a curved ditch containing charcoal and animal bone. The features were located beneath a proposed berm delimiting the site’s southern boundary. It was agreed with the NMS to preserve these features in situ beneath the berm.
Robert O’Hara, Archaeological Consultancy Services Limited, Unit 21, Boyne Business Park, Greenhills, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

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