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Carns Cairn

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Type  cairn
Built  c. 3000 BC
Elevation  109 m (358 ft)
Reference no.  568
Carns Cairn
Location  Cleveragh Road, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland

Carns Cairn is a cairn and National Monument located in County Sligo, Ireland.

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Location

Carns Cairn is located in Carns Forest between Sligo town and Lough Gill.

History

The cairn is believed to date back to c. 3000 BC, the Neolithic, making it contemporaneous with Queen Maeve's Cairn atop Knocknarea.

Description

The cairn is a large flat-topped cairn 60 m (200 ft) by 55 m (180 ft) across and 7 m (23 ft) high.

References

Carns Cairn Wikipedia


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