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Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb
Native name
Irish: Tuama Dinge Bhaile Uí Icí
Type wedge-shaped gallery grave
Location Ballyhickey, Quin,
County Clare, Ireland
Elevation 41 m (133 ft)
Built c. 2500–2000 BC
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb
Reference no. 484

Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb is a wedge-shaped gallery grave and National Monument located in County Clare, Ireland.

Location

Ballyhickey Wedge Tomb is located in the Rine River valley, 2 km north of Quin and immediately south of Clooney-Quin GAA grounds.

History

Wedge tombs of this kind were built in Ireland in the early Bronze Age, c. 2500–2000 BC.

Description

A wedge tomb complete with orthostats and roofstones.

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