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Higher Boden Fogou — Images (click to view fullsize)

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15th August 2018ce

Cradley Camp (Enclosure) — Miscellaneous

From Pastscape:

A late Iron Age sub-rectangular enclosure, previously thought to be a Roman Marching Camp was seen centred at SO 7140 4788 and mapped from aerial photographs. The site was excavated in autumn/winter 2000 and found to be a late Iron Age enclosure. The aerial photographs show the enclosure being defined by a single ditch, with straight sides and curved corners and measuring approximately 64m x 83m. In one corner are the faint traces of a curved enclosure or division with possible pits.
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14th August 2018ce

Clachan Ceann Ile (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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14th August 2018ce

Rockmarshall (Court Tomb) — Images

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14th August 2018ce

Drumnasillagh (Court Tomb) — Images

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14th August 2018ce

Drumnasillagh (Court Tomb) — Miscellaneous

The following description is derived from both the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Louth' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1986) and the 'Archaeological Survey of County Louth' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1991). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.
Date of upload/revision: 17 July 2007

This court-tomb is incorporated in a roughly trapezoidal cairn some 30m long and 20m wide at the WSW, narrowing to 7.1m wide at the ESE. There is a well-defined court at the W leading to the gallery area which is covered by cairn material. The court, 7.5m wide and 6m deep, embraces almost three-quarters of a circle and is represented by 14 orthostats, 7 at either side. Two large slabs lie at the inner end of the court. A single fa├žade stone stands beyond the N arm of the court. Two kerb stones are exposed at the E end of the cairn and a field wall runs along its southern side. (PRIA (C) 1960, 128-9)
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14th August 2018ce

Drumnasillagh (Court Tomb) — Images

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14th August 2018ce

Clachan Ceann Ile (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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13th August 2018ce

Clachan Ceann Ile (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Folklore

Her favourite theory, however, concerned a Danish Princess called Iula, or Yula, who left Denmark with an apron full of stones of different sizes. As she proceeded on her journey some of the stones fell out, one becoming Ireland, another Rathlin and a third Texa. The remainder of the stones fell out and became the string of islands from Ardbeg to Kildalton. She perished in the soft sands off that coast and was taken to Seonais Hill above Loch Cnoc and buried there. What was described in the Statistical Account of 1794 as the grave of "a daughter of one of the kings of Denmark" is marked by two small standing stones about 10 meters apart, though there is no good evidence to support this tradition. Islay is said to have got its name from this lady, or perhaps she may have taken her name from Islay.

Peggy Earl 'Tales of Islay'
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13th August 2018ce

Ardilistry (Stone Circle) — Images

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13th August 2018ce

Creagan Na Ceardaich Moire (Hillfort) — Images

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13th August 2018ce

Trudernish Point (Promontory Fort) — Links

Canmore


Some nice aerial photos.
drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
13th August 2018ce

Trudernish Point (Promontory Fort) — Images

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13th August 2018ce

Commons (Court Tomb) — Images

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13th August 2018ce

Lurgankeel (Wedge Tomb) — Images

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13th August 2018ce
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