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Artificial Mound

<b>Ballynacorra</b>Posted by bawn79Image © Bawn79
Nearest Town:Midleton (2km N)
OS Ref (IE):   W881718 / Sheet: 81
Latitude:51° 53' 54.26" N
Longitude:   8° 10' 22.43" W

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This mound is in the grounds of an old gentry house in the village of Ballynacorra just outside midleton.
It must be about 6m high by about a diameter of 15m.
Its hard to know exactly what it is without further reseach.
For being ancient: it is very close to an early Church site and is not marked as a motte or such. On the against side: it is in the grounds of a gentry house and could possibly be a folly.
To back this up is the path leading to the top and the chair on top.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
5th April 2007ce
Edited 5th April 2007ce