Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments
Half Way House
Located in a sloping field within a stone wall boundary, this stout, 'slab like' standing stone is clearly visible from the roadside and is adjacent to an empty whitewashed cottage along the road. It stands over 2 metres tall, facing south-west and has a blocky rectangular appearance. It is 1.25 metres at its widest.
A short drive from Waterford City, it’s just up the road from Jack Meade’s pub which is a quaint well known local establishment. The stone is usually kept company by farmyard animals such as ponies and goats.
Directions: From Waterford City take the R684 for Dunmore East. After about 5km where the road forks and is signposted for Passage East (with a garage in the centre), go left. At the next Y junction veer right and go under a bridge to enter the car park at Jack Meade’s pub. From here you can see the stone up on the hillside to your right.
Read about this impressive Standing Stone
Waterford's tallest standing stone is located 5 km from Tramore. The impressive stone measures 3.7m in height. See it Here
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