J4582 : Ballygrot rath near Helen's Bay

taken 13 years ago, near to Crawfordburn and Helens Bay, Northern Ireland

Ballygrot rath near Helen's Bay
Ballygrot rath near Helen's Bay
A rath (Anglicised as “ringfort”) is a fortified settlement found on a hill. Whether they were defensive or merely used to keep animals from straying is open to debate. This is the one (on the right) at Ballygrot near Helen’s Bay as seen from Clandeboye Avenue. See J4582 : Clandeboye Avenue, Helen's Bay (1).
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 16 September, 2006
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Helens Bay 
Rath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 453 820 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.9467N 5:44.8998W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 457 820
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Rath  Ballygrot Rath 

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