Carrick East Megalithic Tomb

Map Reference: C704174 (2704, 4174)

The megalithic tomb in Carrick East has the appearance of a centre-court tomb with a single-chambered tomb on either side. The court is about 3m wide. The chambers have good capstones about 2.5m to 3m long. The tallest of the orthostats is about 1.5m but most of them are about 1m high.

The total length of the monument is about 10m and the maximum width is about 4.5m. Although this structure seems to be a court tomb it is not a typical example. The court is very small and there does not appear to be any access to the court from the tombs. Also the fact that the tombs have only one burial chamber each is not typical.

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