ME00427 - PATRICKSTOWN - Megalithic tomb - passage tomb

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The following description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research. Date of upload/revision: 06 March 2009 Loughcrew cemetery, site XI. A circle of low stones, apparently kerb stones, 11m in diam., surround a central orthostat decorated with passage-tomb art. (Herity 1974, 243-4; Shee 1981, 220). In 2008 further passage tomb art was identified on the top edge of the hiddden face and outer face of the entrance kerb stone (Frank Prendergast pers. comm.).

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
PATRICKSTOWN, Meath
GPS:
53.7474, -7.09836
SMRS:
ME009-071001-
what3words:
vesting.sweepers.flail

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