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Bullaun Stone

<b>Trooperstown</b>Posted by ryanerImage © ryaner
Nearest Town:Laragh (4km W)
OS Ref (IE):   T178957 / Sheet: 56
Latitude:52° 59' 56.79" N
Longitude:   6° 14' 42.63" W

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Earthfast bullaun in the so-called 'Church-field' in Trooperstown, one deep basin and one shallow. This is another of the prayer-type stones, probably with folklore attached that the basins are the impressions of a saint's knees, made while he prayed. Maybe he had one leg shorter than the other, but that's only speculation. ryaner Posted by ryaner
2nd September 2013ce