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Irish: Tuama Cúirte na Ceathrún Riabhaí
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County Sligo, Ireland
|Elevation||262 m (860 ft)|
|Built||c. 4000–2500 BC|
National Monument of Ireland
|Official name: Carrowreagh Court Tomb|
Carrowreagh Court Tomb is a court cairn and National Monument located in County Sligo, Ireland.
Carrowreagh Court Tomb is located 3.9 km (2.4 mi) northwest of Aclare, high in the Slieve Gamph Mountains in the middle of a peat bog.
Carrowreagh Court Tomb was constructed in the Neolithic, c. 4000–2500 BC. A cist was found nearby, 30 m (33 yd) to the SW.
The court was located in the northwest. The gallery is kite-shaped with an entrance 2 m (6½ ft) wide. This widens to over 3 m (10 ft) at the jambs. There may have been three or four terminal chambers, an unusually high number – it is hard to be exact as the stones are in disarray.
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