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BALLYNAGEERAGH PORTAL TOMB
BALLYNAGEERAGH PORTAL TOMB, COUNTY WATERFORD
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PHOTO Pip POWELL
2008
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Located in pasture on a broad plateau and marked on the OSI map as "Cromlech",
stands this wonderful portal tomb which is 200m south-west of a head water of the
Annestown River (Sruh Bhun Abha). Its oval capstone which measures 4m in length,
2.65m in width, and 0.7m in depth, is resting on the door-stone and back-stone. A
cushion-stone rests between the capstone and the back-stone. The tomb, which faces
south-west, lacks portal-stones but the side-stones are present. Excavated in 1939-40
when cremated bone, flint and charcoal were found in the chamber and now has a
concrete pillar supporting the capstone at the rear.
CO-ORDINATES
52 10’ 39.728”N…7 16’ 36.828”W