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Irish Archaeological Consultancy Ltd (IAC), funded by the National Roads Authority (NRA) through Kilkenny County Council, undertook an excavation at the site of AR062, Knockadrina 1 along the proposed N9/N10 Kilcullen to Waterford Scheme, Phase 4 – Knocktopher to Powerstown (Figure 1). The following report describes the results of archaeological excavation at that site. The area was fully excavated by Ed Lyne under Ministerial Direction A032 and Excavation Registration Number E3677 issued by the DOEHLG in consultation with the National Museum of Ireland for IAC. The fieldwork took place between the 20 and 24 August 2007. An area c. 35m by 35m was stripped of topsoil to reveal several pits, possible postholes and stakeholes in an area of low-lying pasture with a gentle hillside rising up to the east and west. The largest of the pits on site (3.5m by 3.5m by 0.9m) contained a silty fill with charcoal inclusions. A possible trough (1.5m by 1.3m by 0.52m) was also identified and filled with heat-shattered stone and charcoal-rich soil. No burnt mound deposit was identified on site. The presence of heat-shattered stone in the pit fills, although no burnt mound or spread was found on site, suggests that hot-stone technology was used here. Other pits on site were generally filled with charcoal-rich silty clay, as were the possible postholes and stakeholes. The possible postholes and stakeholes did not form any pattern, and it is not thought that they represent any kind of formal arrangement. No finds were recovered from any of the features on site. Knockadrina 1 is an important site locally in terms of our understanding of the wider Bronze Age landscapes. Along with other excavated sites from the N9/N10 Phase 4 it represents the first evidence of prehistoric activity in the immediate area. This activity has been interpreted as burnt mound type activity dated to the early Bronze Age, but the site is not located in a typical burnt mound physical setting and did not produce classic burnt mound features, indeed the absence of an actual mound was significant. In this regard the site also provides an interesting insight into the variety of site types and features associated with burnt mounds and hot-stone technology.