Ballynoe Stone Circle

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Ballynoe Stone Circle: It is a large and complex site which appears as a large circle of over 50 closely-spaced upright stones, some as much as six feet tall, with some small gaps, surrounding a space about 110 ft across.

Megalithic monument near Downpatrick where a 100ft Stone Circle encloses an ellipse of stones and a prehistoric burial mound. Dated to around 2000 BC. It is thought Ballynoe was begun in the Stone Age.

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Follow Killough Road in Downpatrick until crossroads at Flying Horse Housing Estate. Turn right for Ballynoe. Signposted down long footpath.

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