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Unique Carved Stone

We visited Castlestrange Stone. A large boulder with carvings used for various pagan rituals... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
QGJohn
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Davie, Florida
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This is a very very old stone with what was possibly some writing over 2000 years old. It was... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Tony B
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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 Jun 2018
“Unique Carved Stone”
18 Jul 2017
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

We visited Castlestrange Stone. A large boulder with carvings used for various pagan rituals dating over 2000 years. We drove right up to beside the stone. After some pictures, we had a quick lunch in the car. Stop here if you are in the area.

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Reviewed July 18, 2017

This is a very very old stone with what was possibly some writing over 2000 years old. It was possibly how they communicated.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed April 24, 2015

It is one of three such stones in Ireland. Castlestrange Stone, this granite boulder displays the characteristic curvilinear ornamentation of Celtic flourishes called La Tène. These date from the Iron Age (c. 400 BCE – 100 CE), and were named for the site in Switzerland...More

1  Thank Damian120
Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Castlestrange stone is a bit of a mystery - the purpose behind it is unknown, which makes it that bit more interesting. Well worth a view and very interesting to see. It is great that it is sitting out in the open like it...More

2  Thank DavidHabsburg
Reviewed August 9, 2013

We had trouble finding this place, however in our quest we ended up following a Suck (sook) Valley Trail. If you are having trouble finding this place. The first poster had excellent directions, but lacked distance, so you might find yourself unsure if you have...More

3  Thank Tascha2
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Follow directions provided by earlier reviewer. When you see the ruins of Castlestrange you know you are there; park at the gate and walk up to it. There is a picnic table beside it perfect location for one. I am glad it is available for...More

3  Thank Dozens
Reviewed July 9, 2011

Finding the stone can be a bit daunting, but if you take R362 northwest from Athleague and turn right on the first L road as you leave town, cross a stone bridge, and you will see a very sharp turn to the right. Do not...More

4  Thank Niamhaine
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