R6340 : Grange stone circle

taken 8 years ago, near to Holycross, Loughgur Cross and Cahir Guillamore, Limerick, Ireland

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Grange stone circle
Grange stone circle
This stone circle was built about 2000 BC. It is the largest stone circle in Ireland, 50 yards in diameter. It has 113 stones which almost touch each other, different from others I have seen like Templewood stone circle in Scotland NR8297 : Templewood Stone Circle. For details see "Sacred sites of Ireland" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . It is one of many neolithic and bronze age sites in the Loch Gur area, see heritage website LinkExternal link.
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Thursday, 12 August, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 21 August, 2010
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Stone circle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! R 633 404 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.8714N 8:32.4698W
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Irish: geotagged! R 632 404
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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