Saints and Stones: Leacanabuaile

Leacanabuaile Stone Fort's walls have, as have the walls of nearby Cahergal Stone Fort, been reconstructed and measure almost 10 feet thick and almost four feet high. Its outer walls have been dated to as early as the 6th Century.

In the enclosure are the also reconstructed remains of a circular building (with a souterrain) and three square buildings. The interior of Leacanabuaile Fort is much more complex consisting of a single circular building and three square buildings. Excavations have produced both Bronze and Iron Age objects.

About Leacanabuaile

Irish Antiquities: Leacanabuaile Stone Fort
Megalithic Portal: Leacanabuaile
Megalithic Ireland: Leacanabuaile Stone Fort

Journey to Leacanabuaile

Leacanabuaile is located off the Ring of Kerry road (N70) northwest of the town of Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland. The fort is on posted private land. (See the Irish Antiquities website above for photos of the interior of the enclosure.)

Map Reference: V446806

Visitors Information

Visitors information for Leacanabuaile Stone Fort may be found at the Strolling Guides website. General tourist information may be found at the Ring of Kerry Tourism website.

Additional Photos of Leacanabuaile

Leacanabuaile Stone Fort from Cahergal Stone Fort
Leacanabuaile Stone Fort
Leacanabuaile Stone Fort

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