Eachtra Journal

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Bronze Age House at Moatquarter, Co. Tipperary

July, 2011 · Written by: Eachtra Print This Page This entry is part 20 of 33 in the Issue 11

Archaeological Excavation Report

Bronze Age House

The excavation of the site at Moatquarter comprised a Bronze Age house dating to the Middle Bronze Age.  It was defined by a double ring of post-holes. The inner ring was concentric with the outer ring but the outer ring was not complete. It enclosed the rear and more than half the sides of the structure. The internal diameter of the structure was 5.8 m and it enclosed an area of 26.1 m2 . The entrance to the house faced south-southeast.

Authors: Jacinta Kiely and John Tierney

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