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Goward Chamber Cairn (Chambered Cairn) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Goward Chamber Cairn</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Barnmeen (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

<b>Barnmeen</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Rush's Cove (Chambered Cairn) — Fieldnotes

Described in 'Mourne Country' by E.E.Evans as a court grave in a tangle of thorns and briars, consisting of three chambers. He first identified it (as a megalith) in 1947. Thankfully there were no briars when I visited (Oct 10). Knarly old hawthorn trees grow on the site, giving it a very peaceful air. The large boulders are still loosely arranged in the shape of 3 chambers, but I couldn't make out a forecourt. There is a pile of smaller boulders just downhill (maybe 25m) of the site.

Rush's Cove (Chambered Cairn) — Images

<b>Rush's Cove</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Ballyrogan Giant's Grave (Chambered Cairn) — Fieldnotes

This site is much degenerated. A few large stones mark the tomb in the centre of a roughly circular area of stones/boulders about 30 metres diameter. The area is overgrown with trees. It is described in an article "The Horned Cairns of Ulster" by O.Davies and E.E.Evans in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Third Series, Volume 6 1943. The site is described as a later monument, having two chambers. Even in 1943 they described it as having been badly disturbed to the extent that few human bones were found. The bodies were not fully cremated, but 'toasted' and dismembered and laid in the chambers (perhaps one body in each).

Ballyrogan Giant's Grave (Chambered Cairn) — Images

<b>Ballyrogan Giant's Grave</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Dunnaman (Chambered Tomb) — Images

<b>Dunnaman</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

The Long Stone (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

<b>The Long Stone</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Kilkeel (Portal Tomb) — Images

<b>Kilkeel</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Kilfeaghan (Portal Tomb) — Images

<b>Kilfeaghan</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Clonlum South (Portal Tomb) — Images

<b>Clonlum South</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

Knockshee (Cairn(s)) — Images

<b>Knockshee</b>Posted by Stonecrazy

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