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JANUARY 2015
Ballyroe Boulder Burial
County Cork
This fine boulder burial is located in flat pasture, on the north side of a low hill
overlooking the Roury river valley and Corran Lake. The pyrimidal boulder,measures
2.5m in width, 1.4m in height and 1.35m in depth, rests above at least two support
stones. A fence which had abutted north and south,is now removed.
When visiting this monument, visitors should request permission from the landowner. Please, do not litter or disturb the monument as it is
protected under the National Monuments Acts 1930-2004. The use or possession of Metal Detectors is illegal on archaeological sites under
Section 2 of the National Monuments Act 1987 (as amended). For further information regarding the protection of monuments in the
Republic of Ireland, visit the National Monuments Service web-site @
http://www.archaeology.ie/MonumentProtection/
CO-ORDINATES
51 36' 5.913"N...9 7' 14.078"W
SMR:-CO133-090
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Ballyroe Boulder Burial, County Cork