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Manning

Wedge Tomb

<b>Manning</b>Posted by bawn79Image © Bawn79
Nearest Town:Glanworth (2km W)
OS Ref (IE):   R775038 / Sheet: 73
Latitude:52° 11' 8.47" N
Longitude:   8° 19' 44.44" W

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Manning Rath

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<b>Manning</b>Posted by bawn79 <b>Manning</b>Posted by bawn79 <b>Manning</b>Posted by bawn79

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This tomb is only a few miles from Glanworth and is probably worth a look if you are visiting Labbacallee. In the town of Glanworth turn down towards the river and cross a really narrow bridge with a traffic light on it. After about 2 miles you will come to Manning cross. The tomb is on the right hand side about 300 before the cross in on a hill that is very overgrown.
The tomb itself is aligned west-east. There is a rath or a mound to the north of it and the OS map shows a number of circles around this suggesting ring-forts (i think). Its interesting that the inhabitants would have built around this tomb.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
20th November 2006ce

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Manning (Rath) — Fieldnotes

This big flat topped mound is massive. Im not sure what it is, possibly a raised rath or an artifical mound. Its not a motte.
It is about 5m tall, flat-topped the diameter could be anything up to 20-30m.
There is a low bank around the outside of the mound.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
20th November 2006ce

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20th November 2006ce