ME02197 - CORSTOWN (Fore By.) - Megalithic tomb - passage tomb

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Loughcrew cemetery, Cairn U. Excavated by Conwell and later by Rotherham, this kerbed cairn contains remains of an unroofed passage-tomb open to SE, having four cells, opening off a central chamber; outer passage section is blocked. There are thirteen decorated orthostats. (Herity 1974, 242-3; Shee 1981, 217-19) The above description is derived from the published 'Archaeological Inventory of County Meath' (Dublin: Stationery Office, 1987). In certain instances the entries have been revised and updated in the light of recent research. Revised by: Paul Walsh Date of upload: 13 March 2013

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

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CORSTOWN (Fore By.), Meath
53.745, -7.11199

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