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Kells Co. Meath

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Thanks to Carmel McLaughlin for Photo

An ancient stone dial almost identical to the Donaghpatrick dial. 320mm in diam. with a 25mm diam by 20mm deep hole for a gnomon and 24 hour lines each 15° apart. Carved on a stone 1600mm long by 400mm wide. It now leans against the wall of St. Columba's Church which is built on the site of the 6 th century Kells Monastery.

Kells is 25km north of Navan on the N3 to Cavan

National Monument No 108

Lat 53° 43' North  Long 6° 51' West

Irish Grid N  273971   275870