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Gaulstown Cist

Cist

Nearest Town:Tramore (6km SE)
OS Ref (IE):   S540063 / Sheets: 75, 76
Latitude:52° 12' 21.49" N
Longitude:   7° 12' 36.03" W

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Visited 18.5.11

Just in front of Gaulstown Portal Tomb is this cist. It has probably the largest capstone I have ever seen on a cist – approximately 2 metres x 1.5 metres – supported at both ends on a small mound of grass covered stones.
As with the tomb it is in its own little wooded area – a lovely setting.
Posted by CARL
29th June 2011ce