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Ballaqueeney Ogham Stone

Period: Early Medieval

NGR Easting: 220660

NGR Northing: 468550

Description: An unworked, water-worn slab found re-used in a lintel grave close to a chapel (PRN 0024). The site was disturbed during the construction of a nearby railway line in 1874. The slab bears an inscription in ogham, ‘Dovaidona maqui Droata’ - (the stone) of Dubaed, son of Droata - which runs up the angle of one edge of the stone and round the top. The stone is now displayed in the Manx Museum.

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Site & Monument Type: ogham stone

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: Manx Cross 1


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