H4657 : Rath on a hill, Aghafad

taken 19 days ago, 3 km from Ecclesville, Northern Ireland

Rath on a hill, Aghafad
Rath on a hill, Aghafad
Looking north-east from Kilnahusogue Road. On the Northern Ireland Sites and Monuments website it is described as follows:

This irregular, but approx. circular enclosure is on the summit of a steep drumlin with superb views all round, except N. It is 28.5m E-W x 26m N-S & is defined by a low, spread bank, with no ditch, surrounding a domed interior. The bank is best preserved at N, 5m wide & 1.2m high. Elsewhere, it is poorly preserved & it is unlikely that much of a bank ever existed at S, as here a scarp falls 2.3m to the exterior. There are several gaps, but none stand out as an original entrance.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 July, 2021   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 15 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! H 468 575 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.8575N 7:16.7420W
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Irish: geotagged! H 467 574
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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