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The Commons of Carney

Cairn(s)

<b>The Commons of Carney</b>Posted by bawn79Image © Bawn79
Nearest Town:Puckaun (6km SSW)
OS Ref (IE):   R874918 / Sheet: 53
Latitude:52° 58' 36.7" N
Longitude:   8° 11' 15.34" W

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<b>The Commons of Carney</b>Posted by bawn79 <b>The Commons of Carney</b>Posted by bawn79

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Well I was always intigued by the name Carney and it obviously comes from the word cairn so I was wondering what great cairn did the area take its name from.
Well the cairn that is marked on the map is in very poor condition. It may be that it has been used for building etc. It is on flat ground in fairly poor soil. It is made up of loose stones. However close by in the adjacent fields there is a lot of the same stone strewn around.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
2nd November 2006ce
Edited 20th November 2006ce