MONUMENT OF THE MONTH

MEGALITHIC MONUMENTS
 OF IRELAND.COM
FEBRUARY 2015
Knocktubbrid Standing Stone
County Carlow
Standing proud on top of a small hill,this standing stone over looks the nearby Portal tomb of Ballynoe and
may have been connected to it. It is 1.6m tall, is 0.9m at its widest and is made of local granite which reflects
the spring sunshine. It is known locally as 'Aghade Standing Stone'.
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
52 45' 38.75"N...6 43' 43.95"W
SMR:-CW013-040
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KNOCKTUBBRID STANDING STONE