Cairnbaine facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCairnbaine
Irish: An Carn Bán
|Tiredigan Court Tomb
Cairnbaine Giant's Grave
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County Monaghan, Ireland
|Elevation||129 m (423 ft)|
|Built||c. 4000–3000 BC|
|Official name: Cairnbaine|
Cairnbaine is located 2.9 km (1.8 mi) southwest of Three Mile House.
Court cairns are the oldest kind of megalithic monument in Ireland, being built from 4000 BC onward.
Cairnbaine is a dual court tomb. The gallery is exposed and one roof slab is in place. In front of the gallery are court stones and the remains of a façade. The cairn itself is trapezoidal and measures 30 m (98 ft) long and 15 m (49 ft) wide.
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