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rude stone monuments of Ireland (Co. Sligo and the Island of Achill). by W. G. Wood-Martin

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Published by Hodges, Figgis, Williams & Norgate in Dublin, London .
Written in English


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Paginationxvii, 274p. :
Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL13937793M

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. The rude stone monuments of Ireland. (Co. Sligo and the Island Wood-Martin, W. G. (William Gregory), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in the United States, Google-digitized. Antiquaries have never agreed whether the circles are temples or tombs or observatories, whether the dolmens are monuments of the dead or altars for sacrificing living men, and whether the mounds are tombs or law courts. This book compiles a Historical and Statistical account of the Rude Stone Monuments in all parts of the world. (Imprint: SNOVA).   Rude stone monuments in all countries; their age and uses Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more? Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! No_Favorite. share Pages: List of megalithic monuments in Ireland. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a list of megalithic monuments on the island of Ireland. Photograph Name County Coordinates Type Age Aghanaglack stone circles - -Ballinran Court Tomb: Down-court tomb - -Ballyalton Court Tomb.

: Rude Stone Monuments in All Countries, Their Age and Uses (): Fergusson, James: BooksCited by: Aghade Holed Stone or Cloghaphoill is a large holed stone and Irish National Monument located in Aghade, County Carlow, Ireland.. Description. The holed stone is granite, measures approximately x x metres, weighs close to 5 tonnes, and has a hole about 32 centimetres (13 in) in diameter near the top.. History and legend. Archaeologists believe that the stone was originally a door Location: Aghade, Tullow, County Carlow, Ireland. “ Cap stone is enormous, one of the largest in Europe, tons of cap stone, very peaceful, nice place for a picnic. “ After reading the information board there we followed the path alongside the field,eventually arriving at a cleared area in the middle of the field, where the dolmen (portal tomb) was situated. Only around half of the sites on Achill that he described in his book ‘The Rude Stone Monuments of Ireland’ can be confidently identified and the rest have yet to be firmly tied down. During the latter part of the season excavations took place at one of the possible megalithic tomb sites on Slievemore.

Historical and Statistical account of the Rude Stone Monuments in all parts of the world; but till something is settled and agreed upon, we must be content with one which to a certain extent, at least, takes the form of an argument. Many of its pages which would have been better employedFile Size: 1MB.   Rude Stone Monuments in All Countries: Their Age and Uses Item PreviewPages: The Loughcrew cairns are located 40 kilometres from Newgrange, situated on three hill summits near the town of Oldcastle, Co. Meath. The hills, known collectively as Sliabh na Calliagh, or the Mountain of the Witch, are individually called Carnbane West, Carrigbrack (or Slieve Rua) Carnbane East (or Slieve na Calliagh) and Patrickstown. The highest of these peaks reaches over ft above sea. Top Northern Ireland Monuments & Statues: See reviews and photos of monuments & statues in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom on Tripadvisor. Northern Ireland Tourism; promoting those where there is at least one tour or activity available to book on Tripadvisor.