Clodagh Standing Stones facts for kids
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Irish: Galláin an Chladaigh
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|Type||Standing stones (stone row)|
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|
Clodagh Standing Stones is a pair of standing stones forming a stone row and National Monument located in County Cork, Ireland.
Clodagh Standing Stones stand 4.8 km (3.0 mi) northeast of Drimoleague.
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.
The stones are both about 1 m (3.3 ft) tall.
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