court tomb


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court tomb

n.
A Neolithic tomb found chiefly in the British Isles consisting of a chamber tomb adjoined by an open space marked off by large standing stones.
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Gibbons has recently recorded a large court tomb overlooking Streamstown Bay in Connemara, where the earliest evidence for human settlement in west Connemara has been unearthed.
The Glencolmcille area in Donegal, where the pod is based, is one of the richest in all of Ireland for archaeological remains - fantastic early Christian crosses down in the village (walk the Colm Cille Turas - so rewarding), as well as the underground court tombs at nearby Clochan Mor and Farranmacbride, and amazing dolmens like at Kilclooney.