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Tornant Moat
Móta Thor Neannta
Location Tornant Lower, Dunlavin, County Wicklow, Ireland
Region Wicklow Mountains
Altitude 216 m (709 ft)
Type ringfort and barrows
Height 5 m (16 ft)
Material earth
Site notes
Ownership private
National Monument of Ireland
Official name Tornant Lower Ringfort & Barrows
Reference no. 531

Tornant Moat is an Irish National Monument composed of a ringfort and nearby barrows.


Tornant Moat is located 1.3 km (0.81 mi) south of Dunlavin.


Tornant Moat consists of a ringfort and barrows. The name derives from the Irish tor neannta, "nettle mound."


Tornant Moat is a large circular ringfort (diameter m) with bank and moat and raised centre.

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