'Drummin III' : Rock Art

TownlandDrummin
CountyWicklow
Grid RefO 155 002
GPSO 15452 00233 (5m)
Longitude6° 16' 42.65" W
Latitude53° 2' 25.18" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownLaragh (3.8 Km)
OS Sheet56
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

This is a subsite of:

Drummin - Bullaun Stone
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 11th November 2007

This panel is very similar to the nearby panel ( Drummin II (County Wicklow)). It is a table-like stone 1m x 50cm, with numerous cup-marks in its upper surface.

Drummin really is a very busy townland with at least 3 more rock art panels to locate and several more bullaun stones .

A small, man made, hemi-spherical depression used as decoration on stones, usually no more than a few centimetres in diameter. They are quite often found with one or more rings around them.

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About Coordinates Displayed

This is an explanation of (and a bit of a disclaimer for) the coordinates I provide.

Where a GPS figure is given this is the master for all other coordinates. According to my Garmin these are quite accurate.

Where there is no GPS figure the 6 figure grid reference is master for the others. This may not be very accurate as it could have come from the OS maps and could have been read by eye. Consequently, all other cordinates are going to have inaccuracies.

The calculation of Longitude and Latitude uses an algorithm that is not 100% accurate. The long/lat figures are used as a basis for calculating the UTM & ITM coordinates. Consequently, UTM & ITM coordinates are slightly out.

UTM is a global coordinate system - Universal Transverse Mercator - that is at the core of the GPS system.

ITM is the new coordinate system - Irish Transverse Mercator - that is more accurate and more GPS friendly than the Irish Grid Reference system. This will be used on the next generation of Irish OS maps.

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