Annadorn Dolmen

Map Reference: J428459 (3428, 3459)

Three stones about 60cm high support a large capstone about 65cm thick. According to a description published in 1802 this chamber was originally covered in a cairn about 20m across and was approached by a lintelled passage. If this description is reliable Annadorn seems to have been some sort of passage tomb. However the chamber would have been very low and not typical.

Another possible explanation is that the large stones were originally upright supporting the capstone. This would then represent a more typical tripod dolmen. The monument has not been excavated and closer examination is necessary to correctly interpret the remains.

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