ME01415 - CASTLEBOY - Standing stone

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Situated at the crest of the E-facing slope of Tara Hill and within the graveyard (ME031-033034-), with the church site (ME031-033071-) just to the S. A shale stone with a subrectangular cross-section (dims 0.47m x 0.32m) is roughly aligned ENE-WSW and has a rounded top (H 0.72m). The sheela-na-gig (ME0312-033018-) is on an upright stone 2.5m to the WNW. (Macalister 1931, 51) The above 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 revision: 27 January 2015

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

Monument Details

Address:
CASTLEBOY, Meath
GPS:
53.5804, -6.6108
SMRS:
ME031-033019-
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