Iron Age univallate hill fort enclosing approximately 1.2 ha, with the ramparts measuring 5.4 ft high internally and the ditch measuring approximately 5.9 ft deep, with a linear feature at the front zigzag in appearance and measuring 600 ft long and standing between 15-18 ft high. This is believed to have been a later addition
Sub-rectangular in form, and covering 1.4 ha internally, there are entrances to the east and the west. The east entrance has flanking ditches and banks. Piers were added at the entrance, but these were a later addition as they were secured with mortar.
Has been regarded as being the ancient hill fort Dun Draithou, belonging to the Irish King Crimthann mac Fidaig (King of Munster and High King of Ireland).
102 BC – 350 AD Dating from: Coin hoard found.
19th C Ploughed.
1939-1945 World War II: Interior used to grow potatoes.
1947 Aerial photograph.
1965 Field Investigation.
1983 Coin hoard found in ramparts dating from 102 BC – 305 AD.
1994 Rescheduled and given new number.
1998 Field Investigation.
2000 Aerial photograph.
2009. Vegetation cleared from site. Assessed.
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