Carrownacaw Standing Stone

Carrownacaw Standing Stone aka the Long Stone, Co Down, Northern Ireland

It leans slightly and is tied to a tree with steel wire.

The standing stone is 3m tall of Silurian rock

The ‘mortuary house’ at Saul

The ‘mortuary house’ at Saul, Co. Down, Northern Ireland

A belief it was a 12th century shrine, for relics of St Patrick, St Brigid and St Columba seems unlikely as…

A Queen’s University archaeological investigation dates it as more likely late 16th century