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D-SHAPED RECLAMATION BANK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of a roughly D-shaped reclamation bank lie on a flat, sandy foreshore which gradually turns to mudflats towards LWM. The structure encloses an area of sand and mud and a small tidal pool. Immediately to the east is a small stream.The feature consists of single rows of medium s...

EARTHEN RECLAMATION EMBANKMENT

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An earthen, grass-covered embankment follows part of the curving northern side of the Comber River. The outer, seaward side is fringed with saltmarsh, beyond which is a narrow strip of mud leading to the river. Flat, reclaimed grassland lies on the northern, landward side and is bounded by...

EARTH AND STONE RECLAMATION BANK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This embankment lies about 2 km south-west of MRD 148:23, and is part of the same large-scale reclamation. It consists of a large bank, edged with gorse, and is in places revetted with large, machine-dumped, local stones and boulders, forming an almost vertical face. An area of salt mars...

EARTH AND STONE RECLAMATION BANK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A stretch of embankment, about 500m south of 148:27, is located along the seaward side of a sewage works. It is of different character to the other sections of the Newtownards reclamation, but may be part of the same largescale work. It is constructed of smaller stones, some set verticall...

RECLAMATION BANK

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A substantial reclamation bank, revetted with local greywacke stones and boulders, forms the northern edge of the lough and encloses a large area of mainly reclaimed land. The reclamation north of the embankment consists of rough, grass-covered land with patches of gorse and drainage chan...

RECLAMATION BANKS

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Reclamation banks, in good condition, enclose a small inlet between the townlands of Rathgorman and Ballymacarron. The western bank is 40m long, 2.0m wide at the top, 4.75m wide at the base and has a maximum height of 3.4m. It consists of an earthen core with a revet-ment of medium-sized s...