Kilfeaghan Portal Tomb


Map Reference: J232154 (3232, 3154)

This portal tomb has a massive capstone estimated to weigh over 30 tonnes. It is supported by five uprights and is set near the N end of a long cairn, some of which may be modern field clearance.



The true height of the uprights is masked by the cairn material which has been piled up against them. Partial clearance has shown that the portal stones are about 2.5m high and the side stones are about 1.5m high. Excavations in the early 20th century uncovered bones, pottery and flint scrapers.







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