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Lettergorman (North)

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Lettergorman (North) (Stone Circle) by Meic 13th December 2012
Meic Image Credit: Michael Mitchell
Posted by Meic
13th December 2012ce
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Gloomy as feck isn't it?

The standing stone sits more or less squat on the same line as the three stone group. W 26694 47258 for the former and W 26742 47257 for the latter (I forget the error on my GPS, though; maybe 5m?). And mightn't mean squat anyway - someone could have poked that monolith in there long afterwards.

The gloom of the atmosphere affecteth me...
gjrk Posted by gjrk
14th December 2012ce
It was gloomy alright... and deteriorated even more soon after. I had hoped to go over to the rows at Knockawaddra.
I noticed that the Standing stone was due West from the three others. Would this have lined up in some way for the equinoxes ? or is it the missing fourth stone - re-erected ?
Meic Posted by Meic
14th December 2012ce
The equinox? It'd be worth checking out. I keep meaning to do it, but I always seem to have something else on. Work, child. Dreams drifting away and so on ;)

There's supposed to be another pillar somewhere in the field wall nearby, but I wasn't able to find it. The suppostion being that this was the missing fourth stone. Of course, there may never have been a fourth stone.

If someone ever had the funding or the interest, an excavation might answer a lot of questions about this site, and Irish four-posters in general. But you could say that about a lot of sites. Form a queue.
gjrk Posted by gjrk
17th December 2012ce
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