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BALLYCASHEEN PORTAL TOMB
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BALLYCASHEEN PORTAL TOMB, COUNTY CLARE
This portal tomb, marked on the OS map as 'Dermot & Grania's Bed', is located in
thick gorse on a gentle south facing slope, next to a field boundary and is sign posted
from the road. The tomb, orientated E - W, has two longitudinally set portal stones &
has a low septal stone into a chamber that measures 2.3m in length and 2m in width
at the entrance and 1.8m in width at the rear of the chamber. The displaced and split
cap-stone now lies inside the chamber and measures 2.5m in length, 2.4m in width &
0.20m in depth. There is a single side-stone on the north & south sides and a fascade
stone stands at the entrance on the north side.
CO-ORDINATES
52 58' 38.944"N...9 7' 15.996"W