Ballygunnertemple : Kist

Grid RefS 654 095
Longitude7° 2' 33.5" W
Latitude52° 14' 0.48" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownWaterford (6.2 Km)
OS Sheet76
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 31st March 2002

A disappointing start to what turned out to be an amazing day. This tomb is visible from the road and is just off to one side of a private driveway.

All that remains is a sad stone resting upon another.

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Marked Sites


Travel east out of Waterford on the R683 until you pass the turn off for the R684. 400m after this junction you will come to a post office on the left. Opposite is a driveway upto a large house. The tomb is to the left of the drive about 30m from the road.

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About Coordinates Displayed

This is an explanation of (and a bit of a disclaimer for) the coordinates I provide.

Where a GPS figure is given this is the master for all other coordinates. According to my Garmin these are quite accurate.

Where there is no GPS figure the 6 figure grid reference is master for the others. This may not be very accurate as it could have come from the OS maps and could have been read by eye. Consequently, all other cordinates are going to have inaccuracies.

The calculation of Longitude and Latitude uses an algorithm that is not 100% accurate. The long/lat figures are used as a basis for calculating the UTM & ITM coordinates. Consequently, UTM & ITM coordinates are slightly out.

UTM is a global coordinate system - Universal Transverse Mercator - that is at the core of the GPS system.

ITM is the new coordinate system - Irish Transverse Mercator - that is more accurate and more GPS friendly than the Irish Grid Reference system. This will be used on the next generation of Irish OS maps.

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