O1062 : Passage tomb at Fourknocks, Co. Meath

taken 17 years ago, near to Clonalvy, Co Meath, Ireland

Passage tomb at Fourknocks, Co. Meath
Passage tomb at Fourknocks, Co. Meath
Excavated in 1950-52, this small mound contains a large cruciform tomb with three recesses opening off a central chamber. Many stones bear megalithic art. The roof, originally timber, was restored using a concrete dome. A new wire cage detracts from the setting.
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O1062, 4 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Sunday, 2 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 3 September, 2007
Burial chamber   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1085 6203 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.7953N 6:19.5878W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1085 6206
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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