Eachtra Journal

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Burnt Mound at Park, Co. Tipperary

July, 2011 · Written by: Eachtra Print This Page This entry is part 23 of 33 in the Issue 11

Archaeological Excavation Report

Burnt Mound

The excavation of the site at Park comprised a substantial mound of burnt material. The mound measured 32 m by 16 m by 0.5 m in depth. It overlay a trough, a well and two pits. Evidence of trough-side furniture in the form of 17 stake-holes and two post-holes was recorded at the western end of the trough. Two Middle Bronze Age radiocarbondates were returned from a fill of the trough and the well. Small quantities of plant remains and animal bone were recovered from the site.

Authors: Jacinta Kiely and John Tierney

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