Uncovering medieval Trim

Michael Potterton & Matthew Seaver

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-169-1
October 2009. 392pp; colour ills.

Foreword by John Bradley

Preface by Michael Potterton & Matthew Seaver

Introduction: understanding Trim through the ages
Michael Potterton

Part I: Prehistoric and early medieval Trim

Long pigs’ feet from Iron Age Trim
Fiona Beglane

Burials at St Patrick’s Cathedral: new evidence for the Early Medieval ecclesiastical site at Trim
Eoghan Kieran

Part II: Beyond the Walls

Two forgotten cemeteries at Iffernock, Trim
Dominic Delaney & Brian O’Hara, with a contribution by Conor Newman & Eamonn O’Donoghue

Empty Space: excavations outside Trim
Mandy Stephens, with a contribution by Jennie Coughlan

SubUrbia: evidence for suburban activity in the medieval town of Trim
Mandy Stephens

Part III: Town Defences

Towards the Rougue’s Castle: excavations on Navan Gate Street, Trim
Denis Shine & Matthew Seaver, with a contribution by Sarah Cobain

Porta Via: excavations at the Athboy Gate, Trim
Matthew Seaver, with contributions by Camilla Lofqvist, Susan Lyons & Clare McCutcheon

Part IV: Word on the Street

Excavations on Haggard Street, Trim
Clare Mullins

Part V: Domestic Buildings & Local Industry

Excavations at 18 Market Street, Trim
Donal Fallon, with contributions by Sarah Cobain & Clare McCutcheon

Excavation of a small site at Market Street, Trim
Alan R. Hayden

A medieval stone building and other deposits at 27 High Street, Trim
Carmel Duffy, with contributions by Clare McCutcheon, Patricia Lynch & Susan Lyons

Excavation of a site at High Street, Trim
Alan R. Hayden

Part VI: Religions Houses & Cemeteries

What lies beneath: the development of Castle Street, Trim
Finola O’Carroll, with a contribution by Linda Fibiger

Burials at the well: excavations at the Black Friary, Trim
Matthew Seaver, Mark Kelly & Ciara Travers, with contributions by Sarah Cobain & Clare McCutcheon

Part VII: Specialist Studies & Conservation Plans

Pottery in medieval Trim
Clare McCutcheon & Rosanne Meenan

Meat and craft in medieval and post-medieval Trim
Fiona Beglane

Management and conservation plans for Trim town walls
Rosanne Meenan