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The Banqueting Hall

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<b>The Banqueting Hall</b>Posted by ryanerImage © ryaner
Nearest Town:Dunshaughlin (9km SE)
OS Ref (IE):   N9260 / Sheets: 42, 43
Latitude:53° 34' 54.45" N
Longitude:   6° 36' 38.71" W

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Visited 23.5.11
Although this is listed as an 'enclosure' it certainly looks like a cursus.
Walking north from the Mound of the Hostages towards the road, I noticed that there is a ditch on the inside of the bank on the left hand side but not on the right. Whether this is deliberate or that the ditch on the left has silted up I don't know?
The banks are about 1.5 metres high and walking along the enclosure/cursus did give a certain 'feeling' – a bit like when walking the avenue at Avebury.
Posted by CARL
10th June 2011ce

In my considered opinion this strikes me as being a cursus. But then again, perhaps I'm biased.

I walked its entire length in both directions anyway, just in case...
Cursuswalker Posted by Cursuswalker
11th October 2003ce