'Brockagh (Glendalough e)' : Bullaun Stone

TownlandBrockagh
CountyWicklow
Grid RefT 124 970
GPST 12393 97003 (7m)
Longitude6° 19' 30.82" W
Latitude53° 0' 43.07" N
ITM east480366
ITM north584435
Nearest TownLaragh (1.9 Km)
OS Sheet56
UTM zone29U
UTM x449041
UTM y5761192

This is a subsite of:

The Seven Fonts (Glendalough a) - Brockagh - Bullaun Stone
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Visit Notes

Sunday, 1st April 2007

There are some very nice bullaun stones around and this is one of the finest. It is a lovely stone with one and a half bulllauns. The complete bullaun is a little over 25cm in diameter and next to this is a shallow depression that is slightly smaller and only 4-5cm deep.

There are great views up the valley and across to the round tower, but trees do hinder this view somewhat.

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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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