Dublin City Archaeological Archive/Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8 (05E0585)

Repository: Dublin City Archives

Identity Statement

TitleDublin City Archaeological Archive/Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8 (05E0585)
Archive ReferenceIE DCLA/DCAA/01/03
Web Link to this Entryhttps://iar.ie/archive/dublin-city-archaeological-archivefumbally-lane-dublin-8
Creation Dates2006
Extent Medium4 Boxes, 2 Outsize Folders


Creator(s): Margaret Gowen and Company

  • Administrative History ↴

    Margaret Gowen and Co. Ltd., Rath House, Ferndale Road, Rathmichael, Co.Dublin, is a professional archaeological company founded in the early 1980s.The company has carried out a number of archaeological excavations and development-led investigations arising from the requirements of development control and planning process, in line with legal provisions of the Planning and Development Acts (2000) and the National Monuments Acts (1930-2004) and Amendments Acts.The Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8 collection is one of many site archives that has been generated through this development-led excavations. The excavation on this site was undertake in compliance with condition 8 of the planning permission granted for the site on the 16th January 2002. The excavation was undertaken in two phases. The first phase consisting of the southern half of the site was carried out between the 11th January 2006 and the 27th March 2006. The excavation of the second phase was carried out between the 17th July 2006 and 16th October 2006. Prior to the full excavation of the site an archaeological test excavation was carried out by Georgina Scally in May 2000.The site is located between New Street and the Blackpitts area of Dublin. While New Street is one of the oldest thoroughfares into Dublin, Fumbally Lane itself was not laid out in its current form until 1712 by Jacob Poole, a Dublin brewer with property interests in the Blackpitts area. This archaeological excavation sought to identify and record the principal phases of settlement, occupation and development at the site. The principal structures on the site were post-medieval in date (1700-1900).
  • Archival History ↴

    Transferred by Margaret Gowen and Co. Ltd. To Dublin City Archives, 18 September 2009
  • Immediate Source Acquisition ↴


Content & Structure

  • Scope & Content: Margaret Gowen and Company ↴

    The collection contains archaeological excavation records from the site Fumbally Lane, Dublin 8, licence 05E0585, directed by archaeologist Kevin Lohan of Margaret Gowen and Co. Ltd. Includes feature sheets, registers
    (photographic, timber, drawings, soil, bone, skeleton), reports, correspondence, administrative material, conservation records, plans, drawings, matrixes, research material, finds illustrations, facsimile photographs, digital photographs and electronic records.

  • Appraisal Destruction ↴

    Permanent Retention
  • Arrangement ↴

    Collection processed and box lists created by Paul Brett. Arranged according to document type.

Conditions of Access & Use

Access Conditions Available to view by public who apply for research card in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room, 138-144 Pearse street, Dublin 2.
Conditions Governing ReproductionThe terms of the Copyright and Related Acts (2000) allows DCLA to provide photocopies of material for research purposes only. Publication by written permission from Margaret Gowen and Company only.
Creation Dates2006
Extent Medium4 Boxes, 2 Outsize Folders
Material Language ScriptEnglish
Characteristics Tech ReqMicrosoft Word software and photographic software required to access electronic records
Finding Aids Box list available on DCAA Database in Dublin City Library and Archive Reading Room Archive Web Link →

Allied Materials

There are no Allied Materials

Descriptive Control Area

Archivist NotePaul Brett
Rules/ConventionsISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, 2nd ed. Ottawa: International Council on Archives, 2000.
Date of Descriptions39974