Amazing megalithic art carved on the underside of the roof stone in the east recess off the main chamber inside the mound at Newgrange.
Another view of the megalithic art carved on the roof stone of the east recess off the main chamber inside the mound at Newgrange. Unfortunately the slab has cracked and two sections have moved slightly out of alignment.
View of the corbelled roof over the chamber inside the mound at Newgrange,
the final roof slab is 12 ft (3.6m) above the floor.
Lozenge design on the corbel beneath the roof stone of the
east recess is similar to the megalithic art at Fourknocks
Stone basin in the right hand recess off the main chamber inside the mound at Newgrange
Spiral symbols at the back of the west recess off the main chamber.
Corbel on the south side of the west recess, similar to the patterns at Fourknocks
Roof slab over opening to passage from the chamber at Newgrange.
Corbel at back of east recess.
A view of the entrance from the floor of the chamber, the passage rises 6ft (2m)
from the entrance so that the roofbox is lined up with the chamber.
Boyne Valley ToursPrivate Tour with pick up and return to your accommodation. Newgrange World Heritage site, the 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings, Hill of Tara the seat of the High Kings and the Hill of Slane where St. Patrick let a Paschal fire in 433 More ...