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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Kilfountan Standing Stone Alternative Name: Gallán
Country: Ireland (Republic of) County: Co. Kerry Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)

Map Ref: Q425035
Latitude: 52.161333N  Longitude: 10.302392W
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
no data Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Kilfountan Standing Stone
Kilfountan Standing Stone submitted by Anthony_Weir : Scan of colour slide from the 1970/80s (Vote or comment on this photo)
A fine conspicuous standing-stone visible from the by-road to the E, and from the Early Christian site (350 metres SW) with a superb cross-decorated pillar which bears the name of the saint: Finten.
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