List of National Monuments in County Meath

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The Irish state has officially approved the following List of National Monuments in County Meath. In the Republic of Ireland, a structure or site may be deemed to be a "National Monument", and therefore worthy of state protection, if it is of national importance. If the land adjoining the monument is essential to protect it, this land may also be protected.

National Monuments[edit]

NM# Monument name Description Image Townland Location
Alexander Reid moundBarrow moundAlexander Reid 53°39′04″N 6°37′48″W / 53.651231°N 6.629919°W / 53.651231; -6.629919
546 Ardmulchan Passage TombPassage TombArdmulchan 53°40′58″N 6°36′35″W / 53.682740°N 6.609606°W / 53.682740; -6.609606
496 Ardmulchan FortRingfortArdmulchan 53°40′28″N 6°37′36″W / 53.674472°N 6.626735°W / 53.674472; -6.626735
239 Cannistown ChurchChurchCannistown Church - geograph.org.uk - 499314.jpgArdsallagh 53°37′07″N 6°40′05″W / 53.618507°N 6.667935°W / 53.618507; -6.667935
539 Athcarne CastleCastleAthcarne Castle 1820.jpgAthcarne 53°37′19″N 6°26′29″W / 53.621945°N 6.441283°W / 53.621945; -6.441283
287 Athlumney CastleCastleAthlumney Castle.pngAthlumney 53°39′01″N 6°40′30″W / 53.650258°N 6.675125°W / 53.650258; -6.675125
186, 468 The Yellow Steeple & Nangle CastlePriory (Augustinian) & CastleThe Yellow Steeple, Trim, County Meath.jpgTrim 53°33′23″N 6°47′19″W / 53.556454°N 6.788628°W / 53.556454; -6.788628
356 Balrath CrossCrossBalrath cross, east face - geograph.org.uk - 789344.jpgBalrath 53°37′25″N 6°29′18″W / 53.623686°N 6.488256°W / 53.623686; -6.488256
187 Bective AbbeyAbbey (Cistercian)Bective Abbey.jpgBective 53°34′58″N 6°42′10″W / 53.582653°N 6.702748°W / 53.582653; -6.702748
469 Sheep GateTown DefencesSheepgate in the morning.jpgTrim 53°33′19″N 6°47′16″W / 53.555280°N 6.787879°W / 53.555280; -6.787879
637 Calliaghstown Well (St. Columcille's Well)Holy WellCalliaghstown 53°40′17″N 6°19′46″W / 53.671492°N 6.329380°W / 53.671492; -6.329380
544 Carrickdexter Cross (Baronstown Cross)Stone cross (early 17th century)Carrickdextor or Baronstown Cross, Near Slane, Co. Meath - geograph.org.uk - 689961.jpgCarrickdexter 53°42′11″N 6°34′57″W / 53.702968°N 6.582497°W / 53.702968; -6.582497
676,148 Hill of TaraRitual & burial site, church & graveyardBanqueting Hall Area Hill of Tara Ireland.JPGCastletown Tara and Castleboy 53°35′03″N 6°36′53″W / 53.584038°N 6.614793°W / 53.584038; -6.614793
107 Castlekeeran CrossesCrossesOgham stone, Castlekeeran Church - geograph.org.uk - 232266.jpgCastlekeeran 53°44′28″N 6°57′16″W / 53.741042°N 6.954343°W / 53.741042; -6.954343
199 St. Patrick's ChurchChurchDuleek 53°39′19″N 6°25′12″W / 53.655341°N 6.419963°W / 53.655341; -6.419963
179 Duleek ChurchChurch & CrossesTower of St. Mary's Church, Duleek - geograph.org.uk - 757989.jpgCommons 53°39′18″N 6°25′08″W / 53.655128°N 6.418852°W / 53.655128; -6.418852
440 Dowdall Cross (Duleek)CrossCommons 53°39′15″N 6°25′09″W / 53.654063°N 6.419194°W / 53.654063; -6.419194
290, 155 LoughcrewPassage Tomb Cemetery & Other Monuments, Cairn & Standing StoneCairn T Loughcrew.jpgOldcastle 53°44′34″N 7°08′08″W / 53.742881°N 7.135447°W / 53.742881; -7.135447
264 Cruicetown ChurchChurch & CrossCruicetown 53°48′16″N 6°47′37″W / 53.804411°N 6.793726°W / 53.804411; -6.793726
309 Danestown FortRingfort/RingworkDanestown Ringfort - geograph.org.uk - 1702183.jpgDanestown 53°37′27″N 6°31′24″W / 53.624071°N 6.523253°W / 53.624071; -6.523253
106 Donaghmore ChurchChurch & Round TowerDonaghmoreChurch Meath.JPGDonaghmore 53°40′13″N 6°39′44″W / 53.670415°N 6.66224°W / 53.670415; -6.66224
232 Donore CastleCastleDonore Castle, County Meath.jpgDonore (Lune barony) 53°29′37″N 6°56′31″W / 53.493631°N 6.941964°W / 53.493631; -6.941964
410 Dowth MoundMound, Standing StoneWakeman Dowth tumulus from South.pngDowth 53°42′13″N 6°27′01″W / 53.703650°N 6.450267°W / 53.703650; -6.450267
652 Dowth Passage TombPassage TombEntrance to South Passage Dowth Megalithic Tomb - geograph.org.uk - 491364.jpgDowth 53°42′14″N 6°27′02″W / 53.703841°N 6.450629°W / 53.703841; -6.450629
482 Dunmoe CastleCastleDunmoe Castle - geograph.org.uk - 290230.jpgDunmoe 53°40′27″N 6°38′13″W / 53.674094°N 6.636899°W / 53.674094; -6.636899
489 Church of St. NicholasChurchDunsany Castle in Meath mist.jpgDunsany 53°32′11″N 6°37′03″W / 53.536281°N 6.617540°W / 53.536281; -6.617540
400 St. Seachnail's ChurchChurchSeachnall's church.JPGDunshaughlin 53°30′52″N 6°32′22″W / 53.514344°N 6.539433°W / 53.514344; -6.539433
472 Fourknocks Passage TombPassage TombFourknocks-Kammer.jpgFourknocks 53°35′48″N 6°19′35″W / 53.596739°N 6.326369°W / 53.596739; -6.326369
541 Gaulstown BarrowRound barrowGaulstown 53°37′43″N 6°27′25″W / 53.628660°N 6.456907°W / 53.628660; -6.456907
257 Killeen ChurchChurchKilleen 53°32′10″N 6°35′41″W / 53.536074°N 6.594700°W / 53.536074; -6.594700
409 Knowth Passage TombCemeteryKnowth.jpgKnowth 53°42′04″N 6°29′29″W / 53.701216°N 6.491398°W / 53.701216; -6.491398
549 Knowth MoundEnclosure & MoundKnowthPS.jpgKnowth 53°42′04″N 6°29′29″W / 53.701216°N 6.491398°W / 53.701216; -6.491398
543 Loughbracken FortMound and baileyLoughbrackan 53°50′09″N 6°40′38″W / 53.835872°N 6.677293°W / 53.835872; -6.677293
514 Trim CastleCastleIreland.Trim32.jpgTrim 53°33′15″N 6°47′23″W / 53.554299°N 6.789731°W / 53.554299; -6.789731
651 Mountfortescue HillfortRingditch, Tumulus & HillfortMountfortescue 53°45′43″N 6°34′34″W / 53.762048°N 6.576048°W / 53.762048; -6.576048
147.03 NewgrangePassage TombNewgrange ireland 750px.jpgNewgrange 53°41′41″N 6°28′26″W / 53.694608°N 6.474026°W / 53.694608; -6.474026
110 Newtown AbbeyCathedralNewtown abbey Trim.jpgNewtown (Trim) 53°33′20″N 6°46′21″W / 53.555616°N 6.772612°W / 53.555616; -6.772612
551 NinchBarrow2014.07.16-1A.Ninch.jpgNinch 53°40′37″N 6°14′38″W / 53.676840°N 6.243921°W / 53.676840; -6.243921
261 Rath MeaveRitual Enclosure (Henge)Odder, Belpere 53°34′00″N 6°36′33″W / 53.566703°N 6.609245°W / 53.566703; -6.609245
289 Rathmore ChurchChurch, Cross & BaseRuined Church - geograph.org.uk - 166668.jpgRathmore 53°38′35″N 6°52′21″W / 53.643171°N 6.872439°W / 53.643171; -6.872439
495 Realtogue FortRingfortRealtogue (Realtoge) 53°38′33″N 6°35′00″W / 53.642534°N 6.583406°W / 53.642534; -6.583406
322 Athcarne CrossWayside cross (c. 1700)The White Cross, Athcarne - geograph.org.uk - 744412.jpgGaulstown 53°37′39″N 6°26′58″W / 53.627487°N 6.449429°W / 53.627487; -6.449429
25 Robertstown CastleCastle (17th century)Robertstown 53°48′06″N 6°48′33″W / 53.801668°N 6.809086°W / 53.801668; -6.809086
542 Robertstown FortBivallate ingfortRobertstown 53°47′39″N 6°49′13″W / 53.794130°N 6.820141°W / 53.794130; -6.820141
553 Newtown TrimSt. John's PriorySt John's Priory.jpgSaint Johns 53°33′18″N 6°46′05″W / 53.555101°N 6.767919°W / 53.555101; -6.767919
547 Sarsfieldstown CrossWayside cross (c. 1500)Wayside cross at Sarsfieldstown, Co. Meath - geograph.org.uk - 546968.jpgSarsfieldstown 53°39′14″N 6°15′27″W / 53.653951°N 6.257573°W / 53.653951; -6.257573
109 Skryne ChurchChurch & CrossesAnScrín.JPGSkryne 53°35′10″N 6°33′47″W / 53.586035°N 6.563158°W / 53.586035; -6.563158
666,188 Hill of SlaneChurch & CollegeHill of slane 1.jpgSlane 53°43′02″N 6°32′35″W / 53.71715°N 6.543149°W / 53.71715; -6.543149
108 St. Columb's HouseChurchSt. Colum Cille's House - geograph.org.uk - 618160.jpgKells 53°43′42″N 6°52′51″W / 53.728253°N 6.880766°W / 53.728253; -6.880766
158 Kells Round TowerRound Tower & High CrossesKells-Round-Tower.jpgKells 53°43′39″N 6°52′46″W / 53.727401°N 6.879579°W / 53.727401; -6.879579
679 Porch FieldsTown gate & medieval roadwayTrim 53°33′19″N 6°47′16″W / 53.555281°N 6.787865°W / 53.555281; -6.787865
150 Hill of WardEarthworksHill of Ward - geograph.org.uk - 1923643.jpgWardstown 53°37′26″N 6°53′10″W / 53.624°N 6.886°W / 53.624; -6.886

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