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Portal Tomb

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Nearest Town:Tramore (9km E)
OS Ref (IE):   S474025 / Sheets: 75, 82
Latitude:52° 10' 20.73" N
Longitude:   7° 18' 25.51" W

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Description: Located on a shelf on a gentle W-facing slope, and facing E (upslope). The roofstone (L 3.4m; T 0.6m) is resting on a portal-stone and the S sidestone. The backstone is present but the rest of the tomb is obscured by a field bank. (Ó Nualláin 1983, 103)

The above description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Waterford' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1999). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
15th August 2018ce