Clone : Bullaun Stone

CountyWexford
Grid RefT 014 473
GPST 01433 47323 (3m)
Longitude6° 30' 13.94" W
Latitude52° 34' 4.2" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownFerns (2.5 Km)
OS Sheet69
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

This is a subsite of:

Clone - Church
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 9th December 2007

This little bullaun stone rests against the wall of the ruined Romanesque church to one side of the doorway. It is a small stone with a single bullaun that breaks through the bottom of the stone.

Next to it is another very battered stone that could be the second bullaun stone mentioned at Clone, but I'm not too sure.

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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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