Caheravoley Fort facts for kids
Cathair Dhá Bhuaile
|Location||Caheravoley, Corofin, County Galway, Ireland|
|Altitude||40 m (131 ft)|
|Area||0.26 ha (0.64 acres)|
|Diameter||56 m (184 ft)|
|Periods||Early Christian Ireland|
|Associated with||Gaelic Irish|
|Official name||Caheravoley House & Bawn|
Caheravoley lies 3.6 km (2.2 mi) southwest of Corofin, County Galway and west of the River Clare.
Caheravoley was built in the early Christian era. It was used as a protected farmstead, as indicated by the name: cathair dhá bhuaile, "circular fort of two milking-places." Cattle were grazed on the surrounding land, then brought into the fort for milking and to protect from thieves.
A round ringfort with protective ditch and souterrain, with an entrance in the north end.
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