J2725 : Batt's Wall, Slieve Muck

taken 11 years ago, 6 km from Kilcoo, Northern Ireland

Batt's Wall, Slieve Muck
Batt's Wall, Slieve Muck
The gravity defying section of Batt's Wall on the steep descent from Slieve Muck. The wall begins to rise again up to Pigeon Rock Mountain which can be seen in the distance.
Batt's Wall :: J2825

Batt's Wall is a dry stone wall in the western Mourne Mountains. It was built by Narcissus Batt of Purdysburn during the famine years in the mid 19th Century, probably as a work relief project. The wall runs from Tievedockdaragh to Slieve Muck.

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Saturday, 23 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 October, 2010
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Mountains > Mountains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 277 251 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.5708N 6:2.7417W
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Irish: geotagged! J 277 251
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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