Carrownacaw Standing Stone
Map Reference: J544464 (3544, 3464)
Carrownacaw Standing Stone is situated a short distance to the east of Loughmoney Dolmen. This stone is about 75cm square and about 3m high. It is inclined slightly towards the south. Excavation in 1955 showed that it tapered to a point below the ground, and that it was set in a socket and tightly packed with chocking stones.
Just to the NE of the stone was a ring ditch about 6m diameter. Many worked flints, including arrowheads, were found in the filling of the ditch and in the surface soil surrounding the stone.
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