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Standing Stone / Menhir

<b>Kilcorkey</b>Posted by ryanerImage © ryaner
Nearest Town:Castlerea (10km SSW)
OS Ref (IE):   M745869 / Sheet: 33
Latitude:53° 49' 51.39" N
Longitude:   8° 23' 14.4" W

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A massive slab of stone, 2 metres long, tapering from 2 and-a-half to 3 metres tall and about three-quarters of a metre thick. It's leaning slightly to the west now and must have taken a massive effort to erect. A complete wild estimate of about 15 tons in weight makes this the biggest standing stone I've seen yet. Impressive. ryaner Posted by ryaner
13th November 2006ce