An Bhreac-chluain (Brackloon) Ogham

SMR: KE042-173----
Type: Ogham Stone
Townland: An Bhreac-chluainSpeckeled Meadow


DUNQUIN Description

This fragment of an ogham stone is currently on display in Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, Ballyferriter.
It was found in a fence in Brackloon (An Bhreac-chluain) townland, and was for many years preserved in the grounds of Ballinagroun (Baile na gCrann) Tree TownHouse, near Inch.
It is not known from where it originally came, but it may be a portion of a stone that came from a souterrain within a rath in Brackloon townland (see Cuppage, J. (1986) Archaeological Survey of the Dingle Peninsula, Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne, Ballyferriter, p. 124).


This fragment is a portion of an ogham stone; it is not known where the remaining fragment(s) might be.



Site recorded by:

Isabel Bennett