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Number of results: 10

  1. Newry

    Address

    Annaghmare Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 9BJ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    The court tomb at Annaghmare is one of the best preserved examples of its type, with many of its features preserved in good condition after they were first revealed during excavation in 1963-64.

  2. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Dating from the Iron Age period around 10 BC, the enclosure comprises two roughly parallel massive earth banks and ditch ramparts over a mile long. It lies astride an old routeway to Eamhain Macha (Navan Fort), the ancient capital of Ulster.

  3. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Corliss Fort is one of the best-preserved bivallate raths in County Armagh.

  4. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This monument is an extremely well preserved Neolithic burial site with three chambers. It can be dated between 4000 and 2500 BC.

  5. Newry

    Address

    Ballintemple Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 8LQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This unusual megalithic monument is set on the eastern edge of a low ridge, overlooked by Slieve Gullion to the west and around 750m south of the badly disturbed remains of Clonlum court tomb.

  6. Newry

    Address

    Ferryhill Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 8NX

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Known locally as the ‘King’s Ring’, this court tomb has a prominent position in the southeast part of the rugged Slieve Gullion ring-dyke.

  7. Dundrum

    Address

    Castle Road, Dundrum, County Down, BT33 0NF

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Visitor Centres & Museums

    Believed to have been built in or around 1177, Dundrum Castle was built by John De Courcy as part of his coastal defence after he invaded Ulster. Dundrum Castle is located on a wooded hill north-west of Dundrum village near Newcastle.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  8. Newry

    Address

    Bagenal's Castle, Castle Street, Newry, Co Down, BT34 2BY

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 3031 3170

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    Leisleitrim Fort is a fine example of a multivallate rath ( a rath with several banks and ditches).

  9. Downpatrick

    Address

    Ardglass Road, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6RA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Historic Sites, Houses, Castles & Buildings

    Struell Wells was built around a stream flowing through a secluded valley. It was a popular place of pilgrimage from the 1600s until the 1840s.

    Facilities

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
  10. Newry

    Address

    Bernish Road, Newry, County Down, BT35 9UA

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 28 9082 3207

    Type

    Type:

    Archaeological sites

    This Neolithic burial site, dated between 4000 and 2500 BC, has a huge capstone, supported on upright stones, over an octagonal burial chamber. It is known as the 'Hag's Chair'.

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