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Wedge Tomb

<b>Carrowcastle</b>Posted by bogmanImage © Charles Coughlan
Nearest Town:Ballina (6km WNW)
OS Ref (IE):   G294168 / Sheet: 24
Latitude:54° 5' 43.35" N
Longitude:   9° 4' 45.16" W

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Named as a wedge tomb on, but not mentioned in the Survey of the Megalithic Tombs of Ireland. This is a sad wreck of a place, but maybe that's because I visited on a wind and rainswept November day.
The round capstone sits above a tiny gallery/chamber, maybe a metre square. There is lots of cairn material about this chamber and the remains of a mound are clearly visible.
ryaner Posted by ryaner
22nd November 2012ce