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Balgeeth Mound - Ardcath, Co. Meath

Mound at Ardcath Co.Meath


The oval mound at Balgeeth, Ardcath has not been excavated. The mound measures 12 metres north-south and 9 metres east-west. The mound is situated on a ridge between Newgrange to the North and Fourknocks to the East and there are two standing stones within 200 metres.

View from Ardcath Mound to the North towards Newgrange
View to the North towards Newgrange


View from Ardcath Mound to the East towards Fourknocks
View to the East towards Fourknocks


Ardcath Mound - close up image

Ardcath Mound - close up image

Ardcath Mound - Close up images


     


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Standing Stone located 200 metres to the South East of Ardcath Mound Standing Stone (less than one metre high) located 200 metres to the South East of the Mound
 
Standing Stone located 200 metres to the North East of Ardcath Mound Standing Stone (about one metre high) located 200 metres to the North East of the Mound

The mound is situated on a ridge between Newgrange and Fourknocks in Balgeeth, Ardcath, Co. Meath.

Ordnance Survey map 43
National Grid Reference O 061 627
N 53°36.186  W 006°24.171


The Balgeeth Sheela-na-Gig can be seen at a farmhouse 10 minutes walk from the mound.
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