Name : Carrowkeel
Passage Tomb Site 1
Location : Carrowkeel
Megalithic Cemetary, Bricklieve Mountains, Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo.
Access : There
is road and lane access to within a 5 min climb of the sites. It is well sign
posted. From Castlebaldwin
take the road to Ballymote. A half mile from Castlebaldwin there is a Y junction
take the South-western road. Follow the road for about 3 miles and take the turn
to the left then the right and follow the road until the end. The lane is in a bad
state and at the side of a fall so go slow.
Description : This
is the first passage tomb that you will come across as you walk up from the car
park. It is the most complete of the Carrowkeel passage tombs and is still accessible
although great caution should be taken inside these tombs. The entrance has a Pillarstone
standing in front of the entrance way. This Pillarstone has a hole in it.
Lat. : 54°
03.2' N ;
Long. : 08°
Sea Level : 300m
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