Beaghmore Stone Circles

Map Reference: H685843 (2685, 3843)

At Beaghmore there are at least seven stone circles as well as a number of small cairns and collapsed walls. They were revealed during peat cutting. The function and date of the monument is not known. There are suggestions that the stones may have been erected in the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age and may have been used for astronomical observations.

A number of the circles have tangential alignments and one of the circles is filled with small orthostats. One of the cairns is in the middle of an annular ditch. The stones are generally low but some are over 1m high.

To the west are at least two standing-stones and a small cairn. There are at least two cairns on the other side of the road.

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