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KNOCKAVALLY PORTAL TOMB
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KNOCKAVALLY PORTAL TOMB, COUNTY GALWAY.
Only three large slabs remain of this once huge portal tomb. It is located high up on a
level plateau, north of Clifden (An Clochan). The tomb, orientated NW - SE, consists of
one erect portal stone at the north, 1.7m in height, one side-stone on the north side and
an enormous capstone, measuring * 2.3m in length *, 1.85m in width and 0.75m in
depth, which has slipped to the back of the tomb at west. The entire structure is sited on
a circular mound or cairn 10m in diameter.
CO-ORDINATES
53 30' 28.785"N...10 6' 20.951"W
* Due to the capstone being heavily embedded into the soil, this is only an estimated measurement *