Monuments

The Dorsey (Na Doirse)

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Bagenal's Castle Castle Street, Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland
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The enclosure comprises two roughly parallel massive earth banks and ditch known as The Dorsey.

Dating from the Iron Age period around 10 BC, the enclosure comprises two roughly parallel massive earth banks and ditch ramparts over a mile long. It lies astride an old routeway to Eamhain Macha (Navan Fort), the ancient capital of Ulster, near Armagh.

North West of Silverbridge. Turn right onto Drumalt Road off B30 Newry to Crossmaglen.