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Neolithic monument used as a ceremonial procession route within the Brú na Bóinne complex. 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

  • 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

  • Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre

    Starting point for all visits to the monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Brú na Bóinne, notably the passage graves of Newgrange and Knowth. Located eight kilometers west of Drogheda in County Meath, Ireland. 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

  • Newgrange

    Prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland, located 8 km west of Drogheda on the north side of the River Boyne. Exceptionally grand passage tomb built during the Neolithic period, around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids. Wikipedia

  • Boyne Navigation

    Series of canals running 31 km (19 mi) roughly parallel to the River Boyne from Oldbridge to Navan in County Meath, in Ireland. Once used by horse-drawn boats travelling between Navan, Slane and the port of Drogheda; however is now derelict. Wikipedia

  • The legendary first High King of Ireland, who cleared the forest around Brú na Bóinne. He reportedly came ashore at Wexford Harbour at the mouth of the River Slaney. Wikipedia

  • Passage tombs are a category of Megalithic monument from the Neolithic period. They are found in most regions of Ireland but are more prevalent in the Northern half of the island. 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

  • River Boyne

    River in Leinster, Ireland, the course of which is about 112 km long. It rises at Trinity Well, Newberry Hall, near Carbury, County Kildare, and flows towards the Northeast through County Meath to reach the Irish Sea between Mornington, County Meath, and Baltray, County Louth. Wikipedia

  • Slieve na Calliagh

    Range of hills and archaeological site near Oldcastle, County Meath, Ireland. 276 m, the highest point in the county, and an important site for megalithic tombs. Wikipedia

  • Listoghil

    Large central monument in the Carrowmore group of prehistoric tombs in County Sligo in Ireland. Numbered as Carrowmore 51 by George Petrie in 1837 and this designation is still used. Wikipedia

  • Small village and townland in County Meath, Ireland, on the south bank of the River Boyne. Nearby, on the north bank of the Boyne. Wikipedia

  • Human Neolithic settlements by date: Copper Age state societies Wikipedia

  • List of megalithic monument on the island of Ireland. Megalithic monuments are found throughout Ireland, and include burial sites (such as megalithic tombs) and ceremonial sites (such as stone circles). Wikipedia

  • Maeshowe

    Neolithic chambered cairn and passage grave situated on Mainland Orkney, Scotland. Probably built around 2800 BC. In the archaeology of Scotland, it gives its name to the Maeshowe type of chambered cairn, which is limited to Orkney. Wikipedia

  • Megalith

    Large pre-historic stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument, either alone or together with other stones. There are over 35,000 in Europe alone, located widely from Sweden to the Mediterranean sea. Wikipedia

  • Mound of the Hostages

    Ancient passage tomb located in the Tara-Skryne Valley in County Meath, Leinster, Ireland. Neolithic structure, built between 3350 and 2800 BCE. Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. Consisting of ten clustered houses, made of flagstones, in earthen dams that provided support for the walls; the houses included stone hearths, beds, and cupboards. Wikipedia

  • Avebury

    Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England. One of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain, it contains the largest megalithic stone circle in the world. 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

  • Slane Castle

    Located in the village of Slane, within the Boyne Valley of County Meath, Ireland. Built in the late 18th century, on land first purchased in 1703 by Brig.-Gen. Henry Conyngham. Wikipedia

  • Stonehenge Cursus

    Large Neolithic cursus monument on Salisbury plain, near to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. Roughly 3 km long and between 100 m and 150 m wide. Wikipedia

  • Neolithic

    The Neolithic (, also known as the "New Stone Age"), the final division of the Stone Age, began about 12,000 years ago when the first developments of farming appeared in the Epipalaeolithic Near East, and later in other parts of the world. The Neolithic division lasted (in that part of the world) until the transitional period of the Chalcolithic from about 6,500 years ago (4500 BCE), marked by the development of metallurgy, leading up to the Bronze Age and Iron Age. Wikipedia

  • Fourknocks Passage Tomb

    Passage grave and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland. Located 2.7 km northwest of Naul, near a hilltop overlooking the Delvin River. Wikipedia

  • Dorset Cursus

    Neolithic cursus monument that spans across 10 km of the chalk downland of Cranborne Chase in east Dorset, United Kingdom. Better interpreted as a pair of same-length cursus constructed end to end, with the more southerly cursus pre-dating the northerly one (the Pentridge Cursus). Wikipedia

  • Heart of Neolithic Orkney

    Heart of Neolithic Orkney refers to a group of Neolithic monuments found on the Mainland of the Orkney Islands, Scotland. Adopted by UNESCO when it proclaimed these sites as a World Heritage Site in 1999. Wikipedia

  • Passage grave and hillfort and National Monument located atop Baltinglass Hill, County Wicklow, Ireland. Located atop Baltinglass Hill, 2 km east-northeast of Baltinglass, overlooking the River Slaney. Wikipedia

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