Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments

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Stone & Boulder

Stone & Boulder

This pairing of Standing Stone and Boulder I came across in the townland of Curraghkiely in a field next to the road. The stone is about 1 metre high. Firstly, I thought the rock was a boulder burial, which is probably way off base - most likely an erratic. There is a bend in the nearby...

Holed Stone

Holed Stone

"I was walking on the western slopes of Croghan Hill at Knockaturnory when I came across this stone lying on part of a stone wall which was more than 1 metre thick". "The stone with a rough surface, is about 45 cm square and 13 cm in depth. The circular, hole which is towards one corner, is 5...

Mound

Mound

This circular mound is just off the road on the way to Faithlegg from Waterford City. It has a diameter of approx 15 metres and is 1.25 metres high. For safety to animals, it has been fenced off by the farmer as it has a depression in the centre amid the gorse bushes growing on...

A Standing Stone?

A Standing Stone?

“It was practically dark late one evening when myself an a friend came across this standing stone as we were descending the slopes of the mountain in the Glenpatrick area near Rathgormack”. Quite surprised and excited  by the find, I recently  returned to the site check out and...

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Ballyquin Portal Tomb
 


A delightfully situated monument

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Tallest 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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