Carrowcastle Wedge Tomb facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarrowcastle Wedge Tomb
Irish: Tuama Dinge Cheathrú an Chaisleáin
|Type||wedge-shaped gallery grave|
County Mayo, Ireland
|Elevation||32 m (105 ft)|
|Built||c. 2500 – 2000 BC|
|Official name: Carrowcastle Wedge Tomb|
Carrowcastle Wedge Tomb is located 5 km (3.1 mi) southeast of Ballina village, to the west of Slieve Gamph.
This wedge tomb was built c. 2500 – 2000 BC, in the Copper or Bronze Age.
The round capstone sits above a small gallery. There is much cairn material and the remains of a mound visible.
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