Carnagat Dual Court Tomb, Ballywholan
Map Reference: H570470 (2570, 3470)
Location: Take B83 southwards from Clogher. Turn right onto Corleaghan Road. Visible from roadside.
This dual court tomb has two two-chambered galleries with semi-circular forecourts, contained within a 20m long cairn. It is aligned approximately NW-SE. The court at the SE end has fairly low stones, being generally less than 1m tall. The exception is a recumbent stone which now lies within the court and is about 1.3m long. One of the stones in the outer portion of the court is of similar size. The gallery is about 5m long and 1.3m wide. There are good jamb stones but no septal stones. The sides of each of the chambers is composed of one long stone and one short stone. The stones are about 1.2m or less high.
At the NW end of the monument the court stones are up to 1.8m tall. The gallery is of similar size to the other one but the inner chamber narrows to less than 1m. There is about 1m gap between the two galleries.
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