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<b>Slievecorran</b>Posted by bawn79Image © Bawn79
Nearest Town:Midleton (7km S)
OS Ref (IE):   W901804 / Sheet: 81
Latitude:51° 58' 32.67" N
Longitude:   8° 8' 38.71" W

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Slievecorran Standing Stone / Menhir (Destroyed)

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The views up here are amazing. I would suspect that this may have been some kind of passage-grave at one stage. The view to the setting sun is fantastic over some low hills in cork and to the east is the sea around youghal.
I would think that the rising sun coming up out of the sea here would have been amazing. So if there was a passage perhaps it was aligned to a sun-rise. All just conjecture of course.
Also this cairn has great views into the mountains of Tipp/Waterford to the north.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
26th April 2007ce
Edited 26th April 2007ce

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Slievecorran (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Fieldnotes

No sign of this standing stone on Slievecorran. There is a huge slab of granite lying in the corner of one of the fields near where it should be, prehaps that is it? bawn79 Posted by bawn79
26th April 2007ce