SC3170 : View from Cronk ny Merriu

3 km from Newtown, Isle of Man, Great Britain

View from Cronk ny Merriu
View from Cronk ny Merriu
Cronk ny Merriu is a coastal promontory fort with defensive ditch and rampart. The high ground location offers good views of the surrounding coast.
Behind the fort are the remains of a homestead. Originally believed to have been built in the Celtic Iron Age it was later re-occupied during the Norse Period. The site has a building nearly rectangular in construction with three doorways and a standard Norse central hearth.
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Friday, 8 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 January, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 317 704 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:6.1130N 4:34.5300W
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