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Clodagh Standing Stones
Native name
Irish: Galláin an Chladaigh
Pookeen Alignment
Type Standing stones (stone row)
Location Clodagh, Drimoleague,
County Cork, Ireland
Elevation 192 m (630 ft)
Height 1 m (3 ft 3 in)
Built c. 2000 BC
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Clodagh Standing Stones - Pair
Reference no. 536

Clodagh Standing Stones is a pair of standing stones forming a stone row and National Monument located in County Cork, Ireland.

Location

Clodagh Standing Stones stand 4.8 km (3.0 mi) northeast of Drimoleague.

History

The stones probably date to the Bronze Age period.

The purpose of standing stones is unclear; they may have served as boundary markers, ritual or ceremonial sites, burial sites or astrological alignments.

Description

The stones are both about 1 m (3.3 ft) tall.

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