Clodagh Standing Stones facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsClodagh Standing Stones
Irish: Galláin an Chladaigh
|Type||Standing stones (stone row)|
County Cork, Ireland
|Elevation||192 m (630 ft)|
|Height||1 m (3 ft 3 in)|
|Built||c. 2000 BC|
|Official name: Clodagh Standing Stones - Pair|
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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