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Ballynoe Stone Circle

We went to Tyrella beach yesterday, and I remembered that it is practically within spitting distance of Ballynoe Stone Circle, County Down's rather modest answer to Stonehenge and Avebury.



F not too deterred by the bovine guardians of the stones:


His mother and grandmother coming to see:


Mysterious cupmarks in one of the stones:


Nobody else there except the cows - and it is easy to find.

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frumiousb
Aug. 15th, 2010 08:06 am (UTC)
very nice pictures. I'm irrationally fascinated by stone circles.
niamh_sage
Aug. 15th, 2010 09:04 am (UTC)
How beautiful! I love those sort of places.
mizkit
Aug. 15th, 2010 09:19 am (UTC)
Cool!
saare_snowqueen
Aug. 15th, 2010 09:57 am (UTC)
Those are lovely. I've been obsessed by Avebury for years. When I lived in London I wen to visit them often.
pgmcc
Aug. 15th, 2010 10:03 am (UTC)
I haven't been to Tyrella beach in nearly 40 years. Thanks for the reminder. I remember it used to have a large radar dish for the nearby RAF base, which is gone now.
shereenb
Aug. 15th, 2010 01:58 pm (UTC)
Lovely photos, especially the first one with the mountains in the distance.

The last time I was down that way for a hill walk, a wrong turning led to the unexpected discovery of Wateresk Dolmen. I haven't been to Ballynoe in years, have to change that.
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