Ancient sites similar to or like Newgrange

Prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located 8 km west of Drogheda on the north side of the River Boyne. Wikipedia

  • Brú na Bóinne

    Area in County Meath, Ireland, located in a bend of the River Boyne. It contains one of the world's most important prehistoric landscapes dating from the Neolithic period, including the large Megalithic passage graves of Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth as well as some 90 additional monuments. Wikipedia

  • Knowth

    Neolithic passage grave and an ancient monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne located 8.4 km west of Drogheda in Ireland's valley of the River Boyne. Largest passage grave of the Brú na Bóinne complex. Wikipedia

  • Dowth

    Neolithic passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley, County Meath, Ireland. One of the three principal tombs of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site – a landscape of prehistoric monuments including the large passage-tombs of Dowth, Newgrange and Knowth. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge

    Prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 mi west of Amesbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, each around 13 ft high, 7 ft wide, and weighing around 25 tons. Wikipedia

  • Monknewtown

    Townland 3 km east of Slane in County Meath, Ireland. It stands on the right bank of the Mattock River, which feeds several historic watermills nearby and which forms approximately the townland's eastern boundary with Keerhan and Sheepgrange townlands in County Louth. Wikipedia

  • Townleyhall passage grave

    Chamber tomb located around 2 km north of Dowth tomb. Part of the megalithic complex of Brú na Bóinne in County Louth, Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Skara Brae

    Stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, the largest island in the Orkney archipelago of Scotland. Occupied from roughly 3180 BC to about 2500 BC and is Europe's most complete Neolithic village. Wikipedia

  • Carrowmore

    Large group of megalithic monuments on the Cúil Irra peninsula near Sligo, Ireland. They were built in the 4th millennium BCE, during the Neolithic era. Wikipedia

  • Neolithic monument that constitutes part of the Brú na Bóinne World Heritage Site in Ireland. Barely visible today but extended around 100 m from the valley of the River Mattock to climb the ridge occupied by the Newgrange tomb. Wikipedia

  • Ringfort and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located on the right bank of the River Boyne near to Taaffe's Lock, 3.5 km west of Yellow Furze. Wikipedia

  • Ring of Brodgar

    Neolithic henge and stone circle about 6 miles north-east of Stromness on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney, Scotland. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the Heart of Neolithic Orkney. Wikipedia

  • Ringfort and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located about 4.5 km east of Moynalty and 1.3 km north of the River Owenroe, a Boyne tributary. Wikipedia

  • Ringfort and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located about 3.5 km northwest of Kentstown and 1.6 km (1 mile) north of the River Nanny, a Boyne tributary. Wikipedia

  • Danestown Fort

    Ringfort and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located about 700 m southeast of Kentstown and on the south bank of the Nanny River, a Boyne tributary. Wikipedia

  • National Monument consisting of a hillfort with tumuli located in County Meath, Ireland. Located about 5 km north of Slane Castle and overlooks the Delvin River, a Boyne tributary. Wikipedia

  • Hill of Tara

    Hill and ancient ceremonial and burial site near Skryne in County Meath, Ireland. The inauguration place and seat of the High Kings of Ireland, and it also appears in Irish mythology. Wikipedia

  • Tumulus and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located on the summit of Carn Hill in the Alexander Reid townland, about 3.5 km east of Navan and the River Boyne. Wikipedia

  • Bryn Celli Ddu

    Prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab. Its name means 'the mound in the dark grove'. Wikipedia

  • Motte and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located to the west of Lough Bracken, and about 2.2 km southwest of Drumconrath. Wikipedia

  • Wayside cross and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located in Duleek, near the junction of Main Street and Abbey Road. Wikipedia

  • Sarsfieldstown Cross

    Wayside cross and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located 3 km southwest of Laytown. Wikipedia

  • Balrath Cross

    Wayside cross and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located 3 km southwest of Laytown. Wikipedia

  • Carrickdexter Cross

    Wayside cross and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located 3 km southwest of the Hill of Slane. Wikipedia

  • West Kennet Long Barrow

    Chambered long barrow located near the village of Avebury in the south-western English county of Wiltshire. Probably constructed in the thirty-seventh century BCE, during Britain's Early Neolithic period, today it survives in a partially reconstructed state. Wikipedia

  • Standing Stones of Stenness

    Neolithic monument five miles northeast of Stromness on the mainland of Orkney, Scotland. This may be the oldest henge site in the British Isles. Wikipedia

  • Barnenez

    Neolithic monument located near Plouezoc'h, on the Kernéléhen peninsula in northern Finistère, Brittany (France). Considered one of the earliest megalithic monuments in Europe, as well as one of the oldest man-made structures in the world, Wikipedia

  • Gaulstown Barrow

    Round barrow and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. 2.3 km southwest of Duleek, just north of the Nanny. Wikipedia

  • Bluestonehenge

    Prehistoric henge and stone circle monument that was discovered by the Stonehenge Riverside Project about 1 mi south-east of Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Ditch of the henge and a series of stone settings, none of which is visible above ground. Wikipedia

  • Rath Meave

    Henge located near the Hill of Tara in County Meath, Ireland. National Monument. Wikipedia

  • Athcarne Cross

    Wayside cross and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located near the sources of the Nanny, 3.6 km southwest of Duleek. Wikipedia

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  • However, a number of finds of Roman coins have been made, for example at the Iron Age settlement of Freestone Hill near Gowran and Newgrange.Ireland-Wikipedia
  • The large, communal passage tombs of the Irish Neolithic were no longer being constructed during the Early Bronze Age (although some, such as Newgrange were re-used ).Bell Beaker culture-Wikipedia
  • The next morning, the Ulstermen find themselves at the Brug na Bóinde (the Neolithic mound at Newgrange)—the house and its occupants have disappeared, but the child and the colts remain.Cú Chulainn-Wikipedia
  • Mentioned by Geraldus Cambrensis, who referred to it as Umbilicus Hiberniae, the indentations on the stone are as old as megalithic sites, such as Newgrange.Birr, County Offaly-Wikipedia
  • The mound's passage is shorter than the long entryways of monuments like Newgrange, which makes it less precise in providing alignments with the Sun.Hill of Tara-Wikipedia
  • The ancient peoples of Ireland—such as the creators of the Céide Fields and Newgrange—are almost unknown.Irish people-Wikipedia
  • This is attested by physical remains in the layouts of late Neolithic and Bronze Age archaeological sites, such as Stonehenge in England and Newgrange in Ireland.Winter solstice-Wikipedia
  • The town is situated in an area with an abundance of archaeological monuments dating from the Neolithic period onwards, of which the large Passage Tombs of Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth are probably the best known.Drogheda-Wikipedia
  • It is found regularly in passage tomb cemeteries in Europe in a burial context, such as Newgrange or Carrowmore in Ireland.Quartz-Wikipedia
  • The earliest known Irish graphic art and sculpture are Neolithic carvings found at sites such as Newgrange and is traced through Bronze age artefacts and the religious carvings and illuminated manuscripts of the medieval period.Ireland-Wikipedia
  • Viking graffiti survive in Rome and at Newgrange Mound in Ireland, and a Varangian scratched his name (Halvdan) in runes on a banister in the Hagia Sophia at Constantinople.Graffiti-Wikipedia
  • It has a UNESCO World Heritage site, Newgrange, located 8 km to the west of the town centre.Drogheda-Wikipedia
  • Each National Monument is numbered (for example, the Rock of Cashel is National Monument number 128, Newgrange is number 147), but a numbered monument may represent a group of sites, as is the case at the Rock of Cashel.National monument (Ireland)-Wikipedia
  • There a hundreds of surviving examples of these dotted across the landscape, however the most famous Neothlitic monuments in Ireland are those at Brú na Bóinne - Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth.County Meath-Wikipedia
  • The large mound tomb at Newgrange, Ireland, dating to around 3200 BC, has its entrance marked with a massive stone carved with a complex design of spirals.Prehistoric art-Wikipedia
  • The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Newgrange is located 8 km west of the town.Drogheda-Wikipedia
  • It was built upon a passage tomb; this one known locally as a "fairy ring", an ancient monument similar to Newgrange.Tallaght-Wikipedia
  • Some of these tombs, as at Knowth and Dowth, are huge stone monuments and many of them, such as the Passage Tombs of Newgrange, are astronomically aligned.History of Ireland-Wikipedia
  • It is carved into the rock of a stone lozenge near the main entrance of the prehistoric Newgrange monument in County Meath, Ireland.Spiral-Wikipedia
  • The Newgrange passage tomb has an intact corbel arch (vault) supporting the roof of the main chamber, and the buildings of the monastery at Skellig Michael are constructed using this method.Corbel arch-Wikipedia
  • Examples include the dolmen and menhir and the English cromlech, as can be seen in the complexes at Newgrange and Stonehenge.History of art-Wikipedia
  • It is carved into the rock of a stone lozenge near the main entrance of the prehistoric Newgrange monument in County Meath, Ireland.Triskelion-Wikipedia
  • The advent of the Bronze Age Beaker culture in Ireland is accompanied by the destruction of smaller satellite tombs at Knowth and collapses of the great cairn at Newgrange, marking an end to the Neolithic culture of megalithic passage tombs.Bell Beaker culture-Wikipedia
  • He is said to dwell in Brú na Bóinne (Newgrange).The Dagda-Wikipedia
  • The ancient megalithic sites of Newgrange and Stonehenge, carefully aligned with the solstice sunrise and sunset, exemplify this.Wheel of the Year-Wikipedia
  • This includes Newgrange, a passage tomb built c. 3200 BC.Slane-Wikipedia
  • Amongst the most notable of these chambered tombs are those clustered around the Brú na Bóinne complex in County Meath, eastern Ireland: these include Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth, the former of which was built between 3100 and 2900 BCE.Neolithic British Isles-Wikipedia
  • The decoration occurs as a petroglyph on natural boulders and outcrops and also as an element of megalithic art on purposely worked megaliths such as the slab cists of the Food Vessel culture, some stone circles and passage graves such as the clava tombs and on the capstones at Newgrange.Cup and ring mark-Wikipedia
  • Overlooking the River Boyne, just a few kilometres upstream from Newgrange and the site of the famous Battle of the Boyne, Slane Castle in its existing form was constructed under the direction of William Burton Conyngham, together with his nephew The 1st Marquess Conyngham.Slane Castle-Wikipedia
  • The early history of Irish visual art is generally considered to begin with early carvings found at sites such as Newgrange and is traced through Bronze age artefacts, particularly ornamental gold objects, and the Celtic brooches and illuminated manuscripts of the "Insular" Early Medieval period.Culture of Ireland-Wikipedia

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