Archaeological Inventory of County Meath
The Archaeological Inventory of County Meath compiled by Michael J. Moore was published by the Archaeological Survey, Office
of Public Works in 1987. It can be purchased from the Government Publications Office, Sun Alliance House,
Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.
All known archaeological sites from the neolithic up to about 1700 AD are
listed by category: Megalithic Tombs, Barrows, Cemetery Mounds,
Ring-ditches, Tumuli, Mounds, Cists and Pits, Prehistoric Decorated
Stones, Stone Circles and Henges, Standing Stones, Fulachta Fiadh,
Crannogs, Hillforts, Inland Promontory and Cliff-top Forts, Habitatins
Sites, Souterrains, Ringforts and Cashels, Enclosures, Earthworks, Linear
Earthworks, Rectilinear Enclosures and Earthworks, Field Systems, Large
Enclosures, Churches, Crosses, Fonts, Sculptured and Inscribed Stones,
Cemeteries, Mottes, Moated Sites, Deserted Settlements, Ringworks,
Castles, Tower Houses and Gatehouses, Stone Houses, Town Defences, Roads,
Bridges and Post-medieval Fortifications.
There are 1854 sites listed, each entry has a brief description of the
site with principle dimensions, the townland where the site is located and
the national grid reference. There are only 30 photographs (in black and
white). The book includes 28 location maps with unique reference numbers
for the archaeological sites.