GA006-005001 (Megalithic Tomb) & GA006-005 CBGYour model is disabled. For more details go to Edit properties3D Model
Ballinastack Megalithic Tomb and Childrens Burial Ground. On a tract of flat land in an area of gently sloping pasture. The tomb is eccentrically incorporated in a circular cairn (D c. 10m) which has been reused as a CBG (GA006-005----). A large roofstone rests above a collapsed chamber, aligned E-W, represented by at least four stones. The remains are insufficient to allow classification. (Melvin c. 1971, 8; Ó Nuallain 1989, 142) Surrounding the megalithic tomb (GA006-005001-). Well-preserved square unenclosed are (L/Wth 8m) within which are numerous set stones and stone-lined graves oriented E-W. According to local tradition, burials continued up to c. 1955.
This project was funded by the Community Monuments Fund 2020 under the Government of Ireland Jobs Stimulus Package.