'Leac na Scail' : Portal Tomb

TownlandKilmogue
CountyKilkenny
Grid RefS 503 282
GPSS 50263 28164 (5m)
Longitude7° 15' 41.08" W
Latitude52° 24' 10.04" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownMullinavat (7.2 Km)
OS Sheet75
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

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The most remarkable cromlech is at Kilmogue, in the barony of Knocktopher; the upper stone is 45 feet in circumference, and is elevated six feet above the ground at its lower end, and 15 at its upper: the country people call it Lachan Schal, or "the Great Altar."

from

A TOPOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF IRELAND by Samuel Lewis (1837)

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