Aghnacliff Portal Tomb



Map Reference: N263885 (2263, 2885)



This portal tomb has a short chamber aligned N-S. It is bounded by a pair of side stones each about 1.6m long by 12m high and 60cm thick. A small roof stone rests on both these stones. It is about 1.7m long by 2.2m wide and 1.2m thick. On top of this is a larger roof stone about 3.2m long by 2.3m wide and 1.5m thick. The front edge of this upper roof stone is supported by a single remaining portal stone which is about 1m long by 1m wide and 2m high. The smaller stones which lie within the chamber may be field rubble. The chamber does not have a door stone nor a back stone.









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