Exploring Waterford's Ancient Monuments
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 river, so it could likely have been a place of ritual. All of the fields around the site are reclaimed and the amount of ring forts marked on the first OSI maps that have disappeared is scary, but the standing stone and boulder remain.
Submitted by M.Barrett - March 2012
Your Opinions & Comments
A delightfully situated monument
Read about Here
Waterford's tallest standing stone is located 5 km from Tramore. The impressive stone measures 3.7m in height. See it Here
Types of Monument on this website
Main website image
Most Visited Page in Last 30 Days
Website last updated
2 Sept 2017
Check out some recent finds
Map of Waterford
showing major monuments