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Newgrange County Meath  
Listing ID: 231
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Newgrange is a 5,200 year old passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley in Ireland's Ancient Newgrange was built by Stone Age farmers, the mound is 85 meters (93 yards) in diameter and 13.5 meters (15 yards) high, an area of about 1 acre.

A passage measuring 19 meters (21 yards) leads into a chamber with 3 alcoves. The passage and chamber are aligned with the rising sun at the Winter Solstice . Newgrange is surrounded by 97 large stones called kerbstones some of which are engraved with megalithic art; the most striking is the entrance stone

Access to the Newgrange monument is via the Brú na Bóinne Visitors Centre.
Listing ID: 231
Business or Location Name Newgrange Prehistoric ite
Heritage Category Museums
Website http://www.newgrange.com/
Town Donors
County County Meath
Country Republic of Ireland
Distance to Nearest Town 4 miles
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