Carnagh West Ringfort facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarnagh West Ringfort
Irish: Ráth na Carnaí Thiar
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|Location||Carnagh West, Lecarrow,
County Roscommon, Ireland
|Elevation||59 m (194 ft)|
|Built||Stone Age (before 2000 BC)|
|Official name: Carnagh West|
History and description
Carnagh West Ringfort is a rath or ringfort with foundations of rectangular huts. The double-walling suggests a Stone Age date. The townland name is from the Irish carnach, "abounding in heaps/cairns", due to the large number of raths in the area.
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