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Drummin (WI017-017)

Drummin (WI017-017)

Name: Drummin (WI017-017)

S.M.R. No.: WI017-017

G.P.S. Coordinates: 53°3’7.9” N, 6°16’55.47”W

Townland: Drummin

Altitude: 283m

Access Type: Private (Ask landowner’s permission prior to visiting site)

Description:

Location/Setting:

This boulder is located on private farm land. It was found during the course of preparing the land for forestry plantation, and was moved to the south side of a farm track, where it is currently situated around 115m south of WI017-002.

The Rock:

This sub-triangular granite boulder (1.2m long x 0.90m wide x 0.55m high) has frequent mica inclusions and occasional large quartz inclusions. One side of the stone shows signs of quarrying.

The Art:

There is a scatter of c.40 closely spaced cupmarks (3-5cm diameter, 1-2cm deep) on the upper surface of the stone, some of which seem to form a linear pattern.

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