Kells Heritage TrailThis tower is located on the grounds of St Columba's church and was built in the 10th century as part of the early Christian monastery. Such towers were referred to as a cloigteach meaning bell tower. Modelled on early Italian belfries, they were used as lookout towers and as places of refuge during attack, particularly from Norse invaders.
|Placed By||Meath Tourism|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||29U E 639793 N 5955280|
|Decimal Degrees||53.72743333, -6.88103333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 53° 43.646', W 6° 52.862'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||53° 43' 38.76" N, 6° 52' 51.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-32 R163, Milford Meath 06460, IE|
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