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Drummin (WI018-040)

Drummin (WI018-040)

Drummin

  • Author: admin
  • Date Posted: Feb 11, 2015
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  • Address: Carlow
Name: Drummin

S.M.R. No.: WI018-040

G.P.S. Coordinates: 53°02’25.8”N 6°16’46.4”W

Townland: Drummin

Altitude: 265m OD

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

Description:

Location/Setting: This boulder is located on private land, which appears to have been used for grazing. It is situated to the north of Keocha Brook, which is not visible from the panel, but the sound of its flowing water can be heard.

The Rock: This granite boulder appears to be in its original position. It is earthfast and its eastern edge is under sod. Where exposed the boulder measures 1.26m in length (N-S), 0.80m in width (E-W), and 0.38m high.

The Art: The horizontal face of the boulder is covered with a scatter of cupmarks, possibly forming rows in places. There are c.31 cupmarks, some of which are quite eroded. They range in diameter from 3-5cm, and are relatively shallow (0.5-1cm deep).

 

 

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