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STANDING STONE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A stone slab, designated Standing Stone on the 1908 & current OS 6maps, is situated at the bottom of a river valley beside a rath [FER 210:032]. The stone is set at the base of an ash tree & is fashioned in the manner of a headstone, with the date 1726 carved on it. It stands 1.3m high, 1....

TREE RING

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This is not an antiquity, but a landscaping feature - a D-shaped tree ring with a low flat topped bank N-E-SE, and with a scarp SE-S, measuring 92m x 50m. It is planted with Beech and Chestnut.

LANDSCAPE FEATURE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

On top of the N end of a ridge in Nutfield demesne, 210m W of Nutfield House. Designated Fort on the 1835 OS 6 map & shown simply as a single tree on the 1908 ed. & the current IG map. This enclosure comprises a circular interior 18m diam., defined by the faint outline of a ditch, 2m wide...

WINDMILL STUMP (c.f. IHR 3454 for details)

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This windmill is an Industrial Heritage site, given an SMR no. for scheduling purposes. For details on the site, c.f. IHR down 3454. Protection: Scheduled

CASTLE MURRAY. C17TH HOUSE & BAWN: CASTLE MURRAY (unlocated)

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The castle was built by Lord Folliott in 1613.It was described in 1619 as a stong Bawne of Lime & Stone, 150ft long, 120ft wide & 12ft high with three Flankers; within the Bawne there is a strong House of Lime & Stone, three Stories high. The house was destroyed in the 1820s & cannot now b...

INTERTIDAL WALL AND FIELD BOUNDARY EXTENSION

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The substantial remains of a stone and mortar Ulster pillar stands on a grass strip fringing the foreshore at Mullagh Townland, and bounded on its landward side by a thick hedge. The intertidal zone here is composed of fairly small, loose, angular stones forming a wide band along the upper...

BATTLE OF BENBURB. BATTLE SITE: BATTLE OF BENBURB

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The battle of Benburb, fought on June 5th, 1646, was one of the most important military engagements of the 1641 rebellion. The Irish forces, under Owen Roe ONeill, defeated the English forces under General Munroe, being their 1st victory in a formal pitched battle. It took place over a 2 m...

LEAD MINE - Bog Shaft, Engine House & Ancillary Structures (c.f. IHR 2633:2 for details)

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This is part of a lead mine & is an Industrial Heritage site, given an SMR no. for scheduling purposes. This site is one of the last remaining engine-houses in Northern Ireland. Other important features are the chimney, shaft, spoil heap, dam and quarry. This complex makes up an important...

THE THISTLE. LANDSCAPE FEATURE: THE THISTLE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This site consists of an extensive & complex field pattern, laid out symmetrically, c. a mile long & only wholly visible from the air or on a large scale map. The feature is a stylised thistle & its architect a local landowner with Jacobite sympathies. Acheson Moore inherited the land in 1...

POSSIBLE KELP KILN

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The land, in sheep pasture, slopes gradually down to a shore of small stones with occasional medium-sized stones and patches of pebbly shingle with mudflats beyond. The feature is on the land approximately 200m south-south-west of the only house on the island and which is marked on IG 206....