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Gortnaleck Court Tomb
Native name
Irish: Tuama Cúirte Ghort na Leice
Type court cairn
Location Gortnaleck, Grange,
County Sligo, Ireland
Elevation 63 m (207 ft)
Built c. 4000–2500 BC
National Monument of Ireland
Official name: Gortnaleck Court Tomb
Reference no. 607

Gortnaleck Court Tomb is a court cairn and National Monument located in County Sligo, Ireland.

Location

Gortnaleck Court Tomb is located 2.1 km (1.3 mi) north of Benbulbin and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) east-southeast of Grange.

History

Gortnaleck Court Tomb was constructed in the Neolithic, c. 4000–2500 BC.

Description

The central court is 6 m (20 ft) in diameter. The west gallery is 7 m (23 ft) long and the east is 5 m (16 ft) by 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) long.

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