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Artificial Mound

<b>Herbertstown</b>Posted by ryanerImage © ryaner
Nearest Town:Garristown (7km SSW)
OS Ref (IE):   O115636 / Sheet: 43
Latitude:53° 36' 37.24" N
Longitude:   6° 18' 54.48" W

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Didn't really want to approach this mound, though it is right beside a public right-of-way. The Delvin river here cuts through a small gorge and the mound is placed on a prominent shelf above this on the south side. ryaner Posted by ryaner
7th April 2013ce


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From the Arch. Inventory of Co. Meath:

Natural rock outcrop to which earthen mantle has been added creating flat-topped mound with a flat-bottomed fosse at its base SE-WSW and accommodated by road W-E (diam. of top 12m, diam. of base c. 24m, H c. 4m).
ryaner Posted by ryaner
7th April 2013ce