Main Record - County Meath
|Date||1780 - 1820|
|Categories of Special Interest||TECHNICAL|
|Original Use||beacon|| |
Circular-plan tapered stone beacons, built c.1800, with conical caps.
These beacons where built to guide traffic along the Boyne estuary and into Drogheda Port. This area of Meath has a long tradition of sea trading and fishing and this adds to the historical interest of the structures. They were marked as Direction Posts on OS1 (1837).
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