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Realtogue Fort
Ráth Réaltóige
Alternate name Realtoge Fort
Location Realtogue, Navan
County Meath, Ireland
Type Ringfort
Area 0.158 hectares (0.39 acres)
Circumference 142 metres (466 ft)
History
Material earth
Founded AD 500–1000
Periods Middle Ages
Designation National Monument

Realtogue Fort is a ringfort (rath) and National Monument located in County Meath, Ireland.

Location

Realtogue ringfort is located about 3.5 km (2 miles) northwest of Kentstown and 1.6 km (1 mile) north of the River Nanny, a Boyne tributary. A holy well (Tobermurry) lies

Description

The ringfort is an oval, measuring 49 metres (161 ft) NW-SE and 41 metres (135 ft) NE-SW, with an external fosse. There is a house site (9 x 5 m) against the inner bank at the east. There is an entrance gap, but no causeway at the southeast.

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