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Gaulstown Barrow
Dumha Ghallastúin
Gaulstown Barrow is located in Ireland
Gaulstown Barrow
Location in Ireland
Location Gaulstown, Duleek,
County Meath, Ireland
Coordinates 53°37′43″N 6°27′25″W / 53.628660°N 6.456907°W / 53.628660; -6.456907
Type round barrow
Area 154 m2 (1,660 sq ft)
Diameter 14 m (46 ft)
Height 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)
Material earth
Founded c. 3000–2000 BC
Site notes
Ownership State
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Gaulstown Barrow
Reference no. 471

Gaulstown Barrow is a round barrow (bowl barrow) and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland.

Heywood sumner bowl barrow
Schematic plans of a bowl barrow.


Gaulstown Barrow is 2.3 km (1.4 mi) southwest of Duleek, just north of the Nanny.


Gaulstown Barrow is a circular bowl barrow built over a tomb, probably dating to the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age.

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