Dooey's Cairn, Ballymacaldrack
Map Reference: D021182 (3012, 4182)
Location: About 1km SE of Dunloy village, off a side road running W from B16
This court tomb is set within a trapezoidal cairn about 21m long by about 14m wide. The U-shaped forecourt at the SW end leads to a single burial chamber. Beyond this is a long cremation passage with three circular pits.
Charcoal recovered from excavations may be dated to between 3000 and 2500 BC. Pottery recovered from the burial chamber has a similar date. The arms of the court are built with the post-and-panel technique, found at Annaghmare, Co Armagh and Creggandevesky, Co Tyrone.
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