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MARBLEHILL PORTAL TOMB
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MARBLEHILL PORTAL TOMB, COUNTY GALWAY
This portal tomb, marked on the OS map as 'Cromlech', is located SW of the graveyard
at Kilcrimple on a gentle SW facing slope. The collapsed tomb, orientated NW - SE,
consists of a small chamber, 2m in length & 1.2m in width, a large, rectangular
capstone measuring 2.7m in length, 2.3m in width and 0.60m in depth and two portal
stones, now fallen. A door-stone lies prostrate in front of the tomb and the side-stones
are buried under the capstone. The interior of the chamber is filled with cairn material
and the entire structure is sited in the middle of a round cairn, 6m in diameter.