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Archaeological Development Services Ltd., having been commissioned by Louth County Council, the Roads Service NI (Department for Regional Development) and the National Roads Authority carried out archaeological assessment along the route of the proposed A1/N1 Newry-Dundalk Road. The route consists of 14.2km of 2-lane dual carriageway with 5.7km of associated link roads from Cloghoge roundabout, south of Newry to the Ballymascanlan interchange north of Dundalk. This site consisted of a cluster of five features found in testing (McConway and Lynch 2005). Feature 7 was the northernmost feature in the cluster; it consisted of two teardrop shaped spreads of charcoal flecked soil. These features lay beside one another and continued into the northern baulk. Feature 6 lay 25m to the southeast of Feature 7 and consisted of a spread of brown/grey silt; the eastern edge of this spread continued into the baulk. Feature 5 lay 30m to the southwest of Feature 6 and consisted of a subcircular silty soil with charcoal inclusions. Feature 4 lay 40m to the west of Feature 5 and consisted of two apparently discreet spreads of charcoal. Feature 3 lay 20m south of Feature 4 and was the southernmost feature in the cluster of Features 3 –7. It consisted of a roughly oval spread of charcoal flecked brown/grey soil Of these four discrete areas that had been scheduled for Phase 2 excavations at Site 109, only Area C (testing Feature 4) contained features of archaeological significance – the other areas resolved into modern agricultural features upon excavation. However, radiocarbon dating of a sample recovered from feature 3 during testing has revealed a signal of human presence in the general area in the 12th or 13th Centuries. Burnt material from this earlier phase of occupation therefore become incorporated into recent agricultural features caused by draining, rock clearing and field levelling. In Area C, there were six stake holes or postholes that may have combined to form a windbreak, a screen or perhaps a small hut. Just to the north of these features were several pits one of which may have been archaeological in origin.