Burren Glossary

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Bawn

The walled courtyard of a castle or tower house

Bedding plane

The often-horizontal separating layer between beds of rock such as is seen all over the Burren, formed by interupptions in the depositional sequence

Bullaun stone

Boulder with a man-made hollow on top, thought to be used as a receptacle for holy water at some ecclesiastical sites