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Dowth

<b>Dowth</b>Posted by IronManDowth Henge © IronMan
Nearest Town:Duleek (6km SE)
OS Ref (IE):   O0232873787 / Sheet: 43
Latitude:53° 42' 13.39" N
Longitude:   6° 27' 1.14" W


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Cloghalea Stone Circle (Destroyed)
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Dowth Henge Henge
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Dowth I Passage Grave
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Dowth II Passage Grave
Dowth Mound I Artificial Mound
Dowth Mound II Artificial Mound
Dowth Mound III Artificial Mound

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‘The find of a lifetime': Megalithic passage tomb dating back 5,500 years found in Co Meath


To date, two burial chambers have been discovered within the western part of the main passage.

A MEGALITHIC PASSAGE tomb cemetery dating back some 5,500 years has been unearthed beside Dowth Hall in Co Meath.

The discovery is within the Brú na Bóinne heritage site... continues...
ryaner Posted by ryaner
16th July 2018ce

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The Glebe House, lies directly beside Dowth, and offers accomodation at the more expensive end of acceptable B&B rates (it worked out at about £25.00 per night when we stayed). The large front bedroom looks out directly to the Dowth monument. From the entrance gates the view stretches out across the Boyne valley to Newgrange - which looks stunning from here.

The Glebe House,
Dowth,
Drogheda,
Co. Meath

Tel 041-9836101
Fax 041-9843469
IronMan Posted by IronMan
30th April 2002ce

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Excavations at Dowth in the 1840s


Dowth was extensively excavated (and damaged) during excavations by the Royal Irish Academy in the 1840s.
Posted by mythicalireland
19th March 2004ce

Dowth Megalithic Passage Tomb


The illumination of the passage and chamber at Newgrange by winter solstice sunrises is world famous. Less well known is the illumination of the passage and chamber at Dowth by winter sunsets http://www.knowth.com/dowth-sunsets.htm
knowth Posted by knowth
7th March 2004ce
Edited 7th March 2004ce

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Dowth Henge — Images (click to view fullsize)

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24th May 2020ce

Dowth I (Passage Grave) — Images

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16th February 2020ce

Dowth II (Passage Grave) — Links

A 'mind-blowing' few weeks for neolithic discoveries near Newgrange


YouTube report by thejournal.ie on the discoveries at Brú na Bóinne in summer 2018, with some good footage of the excavation at Dowth Hall.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
24th December 2019ce

Dowth I (Passage Grave) — Links

Dowth Megalithic Tomb, Bru na Boinne, Ireland


Survey work by David Strange-Walker of Trent & Peak Archaeology and Marcus Abbott of ArcHeritage. Thanks to Dr Steve Davis of University College Dublin, and the Office of Public Works, Ireland, for funding this project.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
14th January 2019ce

Dowth I (Passage Grave) — Images

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