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Barrow / Cairn Cemetery


For anyone that has visited Duntryleague and looked at the map and thought the barrow cemetery to the north must be amazing, well this is what remains of the cemetery. I found roughly about 7 barrows and the positions of approximately 5 others.
However saying that this is a reasonably interesting place. A lot of work has gone into draining the lands here and you wonder why anyone would have located a cemetery pre the drainage?
There is a very long avenue / bank to the east which to me doesnt serve any purpose in terms of drainage etc and I would suggest that maybe this bank signifies the limit of the cemetery.
Also to the north of the main field of the cemetery the ground undulates a lot and looks to me like it could be part of the cemetery.
bawn79 Posted by bawn79
20th February 2008ce

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