Saints and Stones: Creevykeel Court Tomb
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Dating from the Neolithic Period (4000-2500 B.C., the Creevykeel Court Tomb was originally about 200 feet long. A 15 foot long and three foot wide passage gives access to an oval-shaped court. Its enclosed court makes Creevykeel a so-called full-court tomb.

Apart from a two-chambered gallery, the cairn accommodates three chambers. The entrance to the gallery has a lintel supported by two jamb stones. The entrances to the chambers are corridors.

About Creevykeel Court Tomb

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Journey to Creevykeel Court Tomb

The Creevykeel Court Tomb is located off the N15. From Sligo Town, drive north on the Donegal road to Cliffoney. The tomb is approximately one mile northeast of Cliffoney in County Sligo, Ireland.

Ordnance Survey Map (G721546)

Visitors Information

Visitors information for Creevykeel may be found at geograph.ie website. General tourist information may be found at this website and at the Sligo Tourism website.

Additional Photos of Creevykeel Court Tomb

Road Sign for Creevykeel Court Tomb
First View: Creevykeel Court Tomb from the Rear
Entrance to Creevykeel Court Tomb
View from Court of Gallery Entrance, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Remains of an Early Christian Kiln in the Court, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Huge Lintel Stone at Gallery Entrance, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Inner Face of the Gallery Entrance, Creevykeel Court Tomb
View into Gallery, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Back Slab of the Rear Chamber Viewed through the Jamb Stones, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Subsidiary Chamber, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Remains of an Early Christian Kiln, Creevykeel Court Tomb
Rear of the Cairn, Creevykeel Court Tomb


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