Na Gleannta Thuaidh Cross Slab II

SMR: KE043-028004
Type: Cross Slab
Townland: Na Gleannta ThuaidhNorth Glen

Na Gleannta Thuaidh

DINGLE Description

Description: Circular enclosure KE043-028002-, in use until the 19th century as a calluragh burial ground (KE043-028001-) (OSNB Dingle, book 2, 20), is situated on the S side of the valley that lies between the W spurs of Brandon Peak and Ballysitteragh mountain. The foundations of 3 huts can be traced within the enclosure, and the remainder of the interior is completely taken up with graves.
Cross-slabs: (1) A coffin-shaped slab measuring .7m in length x .37m in width. One face is inscribed with a Latin cross with expanded terminals.


The above description is derived from J. Cuppage, ‘Corca Dhuibhne. Dingle Peninsula archaeological survey. Ballyferriter. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne’ (1986), no. 841. In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research.

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