Cummeen Court Cairn facts for kids
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Irish: Tuama Cúirte an Choimín
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County Sligo, Ireland
|Elevation||24 m (79 ft)|
|Built||c. 4000–2500 BC|
National Monument of Ireland
|Official name: Cummeen Court Cairns|
Cummeen Court Cairn is a court cairn and National Monument located in County Sligo, Ireland.
Cummeen Court Cairn is located 3 km (1.9 mi) west of Sligo town centre, to the south of Cummeen Strand.
This court cairn was built c. 4000–2500 BC, in the Neolithic.
Cummeen Court Cairn is a central court tomb with the court removed, standing on a raised earth platform up to 2 m (6 ft 7 in) above field level. Two galleries, aligned east-west, face each other 5 m (16 ft) apart. The east gallery was divided into two chambers and is 4.6 m (15 ft) long. The west gallery is 6 m (20 ft) long.
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