ME02582 - NEWGRANGE - Stone circle

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Twelve standing stones surround mound of passage-tomb (ME019-045----) (diam. c. 130m). Originally there may have been as many as thirty-eight placed c. 9m apart. Dated later than passage-tomb (ME019-045----) and earlier than Beaker occupation (ME019-045004-) by O'Kelly (1982, 82). 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 upload/revision: 10 July 2007

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

Monument Details

Address:
NEWGRANGE, Meath
GPS:
53.6947, -6.47554
SMRS:
ME019-045005-
what3words:
wingspan.aboriginal.backwater

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