V4480 : Cahergall Cashel Interior

taken 6 years ago, near to Emlagh, Castlequin and Killelan, Kerry, Ireland

Cahergall Cashel Interior
Cahergall Cashel Interior
Image of the impressive cashel interior - The walls are reconstructed in parts and massive, not only in height, but in thickness too, with a stepped interior.

In the centre is a circular structure, probably a form of large beehive hut. Cahergal is from the Irish At Chathair Gheal meaning 'the bright stone fort' and on sunny days, the quartz used in its construction will add a glistening quality - perhaps where it got its name from? The massive site is thought to be earlier than nearby Leacanabuaile, perhaps being built in the early 7th century
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Monday, 31 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Coastal  Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Defence, Military 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! V 448 805 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:57.3544N 10:15.4685W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! V 448 805
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Cashel Interior  Stone Fort  Cahergall  Ring of Kerry  Cashel 

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