Hurlstone, county Louth

H 943 876 - Sheet 36

Nearest town: Ardee

The hole is 20 cms in diameter, splaying to about 25 cms.
This part of Louth used to be rich in standing-stones, and The Hurl Stone is one of a chain of stones
possibly forming some kind of boundary - though equally it might be the only remnant (a perforated door-slab) of a wedge-tomb.


click on the picture to see another fine holed stone

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