Ballymacdermot, county Armagh

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Nearest town: Newry

The tomb at dusk.

Commanding fine views to the East, this 3-chambered tomb is entered from a shallow,
asymmetrical, West-facing forecourt of small and medium-sized stones.
One of the few surviving corbel-stones supporting the now-vanished roof can be seen in this picture.

photo by Brian McElherron

A dramatic view in snow from the same angle, taken by Ken Williams in December 2004.

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A view from inside the chamber, looking towards the court, and showing the corbelling, jambs and a sill.

photo by Ian Thompson

A dramatic view in snow, from the North side of the court, taken in December 2004 by Ken Williams.

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A view by Ken Williams taken using his car's headlights ! The lights of Newry are behind.

The tomb photographed (on 35 mm film) by the author in silhouette gainst 'The Wings of the Evening' in February, 2005.


click to read the folklore associated with the tomb  
and to see an interactive panorama on a fraternal site

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