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Megalithic Monuments
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A megalithic monument is a prehistoric construction involving one or several roughly hewn stone slabs of great size. These monuments are found in various parts of the world, but the best known and most numerous are concentrated in Western Europe, including Brittany, the British Isles, Iberia, S France, S Scandinavia, and N Germany.
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NN28.5 km

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Megalithic MonumentsFour Knocks

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The name Fourknocks comes from the Irish 'Fuair Cnocs' which means 'The Cold Hills'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 8/8/2006

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NWNW34.6 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLia Fial - Tara Co Meath

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This monolith is called the Lia Fial, The Stone of Fal or the Stone of Destiny

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 9/25/2019

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NWNW34.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsHill of Tara - Co Meath

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The Hill of Tara: The Hill of Tara was occupied long before the turn of the millennium. One of the many mounds on the hill was excavated and proved to be a Stone Age passage tomb dated to 2000BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 9/25/2019

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NN41.2 km

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Megalithic MonumentsNewgrange Passage Tomb

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Built by Neolithic farming communities about 5000 years ago, the passage tombs have clear astronomical alignments such as the Winter Solstice Sunrise at Newgrange and the Equinox Sunrise at Loughcrew.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 9/24/2019

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NN41.8 km

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Megalithic MonumentsDowth Passage Tomb

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Near the passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth are the passage tombs of Dowth, also known as The Fairy Mound of Darkness.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: never

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NN42.5 km

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Megalithic MonumentsKnowth Neolithic Burial Chambers

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Knowth is the site of a neolithic passage grave, one of the ancient monuments of the Brú na Bóinne complex in the valley of the River Boyne in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ireland

date approved: 10/30/2006

last visited: 9/24/2019

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NN110.2 km

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Megalithic MonumentsLegananny Dolmen

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Legananny Dolmen is situated off the B7 7 miles south of Dromara, signposted from Dromara and Castlewellan. There is no entrance free and visitors are welcome to visit Legananny Dolmen all year round.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 3/12/2003

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NN110.9 km

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Megalithic MonumentsFinnis Souterrain

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Finnis Souterrain, locally known as ‘Binder’s Cove,’ is a hidden gem for the intrepid heritage enthusiast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: never

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NWNW136 km

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Megalithic MonumentsKnockmany Cairn

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Knockmany (Cnoc mBaine = 'the Hill of Queen Baine' the wife of the first century King Tuathal Techtmar)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 11/16/2008

last visited: 12/13/2009

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SWSW146.3 km

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Megalithic MonumentsBallynageeragh Dolmen

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The tomb was investigated and conserved in 1939-40. Cremated bone,flint, charcoal were found in the chamber and a cement wall was added to support the oval roofstone

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker

location: Ireland

date approved: 12/19/2008

last visited: 9/21/2008

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NN157.4 km

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Megalithic MonumentsBeaghmore Stone Circles - Northern Ireland

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Beaghmore is a complex of early Bronze Age megalithic features, stone circles and cairns, 8.5 miles north west of Cookstown, County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 11/4/2014

last visited: never

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