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<b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by MeicImage © Michael Mitchell
Nearest Town:Durrus (3km NNE)
OS Ref (IE):   V932393 / Sheet: 88
Latitude:51° 35' 46.64" N
Longitude:   9° 32' 29.22" W

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<b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by Meic <b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by Meic <b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by Nucleus <b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by Nucleus <b>Dunbeacon</b>Posted by CianMcLiam


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As you drive up the road thats nearest to Dunbeacon stone circle, you see a brown information sign with 'Standing Stones' on it, pointing to this field. The driveway also has a 'Parking' sign there too! This is a nice pair of tall stones pointing (almost) at the stone circle on the hill opposite. They were felled but re-erected in the past so may not exactly align with their original axis. A large new house has been built just above them, perhaps this was the site of the church mentioned in TME? Access is very easy with a short walk up a driveway and then through a specially installed gate. CianMcLiam Posted by CianMcLiam
16th January 2007ce
Edited 20th January 2007ce