Cush Earthworks facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCush Earthworks
Irish: Créfort na Coise
County Limerick, Ireland
|Built||1000 BC – AD 400|
|Official name: Cush Earthworks|
The Cush Earthworks are located on the western slope of Slievereagh, 3 km (1.9 mi) northwest of Kilfinane, near the headwaters of the River Loobagh.
There were several cist burials, some with food vessels as grave goods.
There were also some souterrains lined with timber and stone.
To the south, six raths (each 20 m in diameter) were joined together with a large rectangular enclosure located to the west. To the north lie 6+ more ringforts. Around them are an ancient field system.
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