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This site was located in the townland of Ballinaclogh, 3.5km southwest of Wicklow town, Co. Wicklow (Figure 1). The archaeological excavation was carried out by Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd on behalf of Wicklow County Council and the National Roads Authority in advance of the construction of the N11 Rathnew to Arklow Road Improvement. The site was initially identified during archaeological testing carried out by IAC Ltd. under the same contract during July 2005. The testing revealed the presence of a burnt spread or mound of black silty clay with frequent charcoal and heat-affected stone inclusions which was truncated on the southern side by modern disturbance. Subsequent excavation revealed the remnants of a burnt spread (5.6m x 5.2m x 0.32m deep) (C3) (Figure 3&4, Plate 3) and a pit (Figure 3&4, Plate 2), which may have functioned as a trough, indicating fulacht fiadh activity. The burnt spread material continued to the west beyond the limit of the road corridor. These two features are distinctive and represent common features of burnt mound / fulacht fiadh sites. A small flint assemblage recovered from the site was assessed and it was thought to possibly represent a Bronze Age date (Sternke, 2007). This date supports the interpretation of the site as a burnt mound or fulacht fiadh, however these finds were recovered exclusively from topsoil and as such do not provide a definitive date for the burnt mound activity on site.