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Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art

Nearest Town:Boherboy (7km NE)
OS Ref (IE):   W214964 / Sheet: 79
Latitude:52° 6' 50.59" N
Longitude:   9° 8' 51.07" W

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Described in the North Cork Inventory as below

Cupmarked stone: In S side of ringfort. Flat slab embedded in ground with 3 cupmarks (diam. c. 0.05m) on surface. Four additional shall depression may be natural. May be same as stone (H 6ft; Girth 3ft) recorded by Broker (1937, 32) in recumbent position, 6 feet out from fort.

Tried to find this stone, found the ringfort it was meant to be in but a combination of a low sun with poor visibility and the ringfort being used to store cattle meant I couldnt find it.
Said Id post just to at least say that the ring-fort is still there, however the stone doesnt jump out at you.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
2nd December 2008ce