County Meath - Tue Jan 16 19:36:00 GMT 2018

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County Meath
14402104
Representative view
Reg. No.14402104
Date1780 - 1820
Previous NameN/A
TownlandMORNINGTON
CountyCounty Meath
Coordinates315078, 276944
Categories of Special InterestTECHNICAL
RatingRegional
Original Usebeacon
 
Description
Circular-plan tapered stone beacons, built c.1800, with conical caps.

Appraisal

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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