Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb facts for kids
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Irish: Tuama Dinge Bhaile Uí Icí
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|Type||wedge-shaped gallery grave|
County Clare, Ireland
|Elevation||41 m (133 ft)|
|Built||c. 2500–2000 BC|
National Monument of Ireland
|Official name: Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb|
Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb is a wedge-shaped gallery grave and National Monument located in County Clare, Ireland.
Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb is located in the Rine River valley, 2 km north of Quin and immediately south of Clooney-Quin GAA grounds.
Wedge tombs of this kind were built in Ireland in the early Bronze Age, c. 2500–2000 BC.
A wedge tomb complete with orthostats and roofstones.
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