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Alternate name Carron Henge
Fort Aengus
Location Carron, Cashel, County Tipperary, Ireland
Region Suir Valley
Altitude 131 m (430 ft)
Type ringfort
Area 2.65 ha (6.5 acres)
Diameter 117 m (384 ft)
Height 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in)
Material earth
Periods Bronze or Iron Age (c. 2400 BC – AD 400)
Site notes
Ownership private
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Rathanadav Ringfort
Reference no. 537

Rathanadav, also called Carron Henge, Rathnadob, Rathnadov or Fort Aengus (after Óengus mac Nad Froích), is a ringfort (rath) and henge, and a National Monument located in County Tipperary, Ireland.


Rathanadav is located on a hill about 4 km (2.5 mi) south of Cashel, 6.4 km (4.0 mi) east of the River Suir. It may be part of the larger Rathnadrinna royal complex, located 2 km (1.2 mi) to the north.


Rathanadav is a rath enclosed by a wide henge about 100 m (330 ft) in diameter, with an entrance near the north. Inside are five low mounds which may contain burials or maybe the remains of internal structures.

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