Saints and Stones: Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
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A well-preserved structure, Lough Gur Wedge Tomb is assumed to be from the Bronze Age. It measures approximately 30 x 23 feet, and is unique for its double walls.

The tomb is divided into two chambers by a large slab at one end. Excavation has found a number of burial remains and shards of pottery.

About Lough Gur Wedge Tomb

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Journey to Lough Gur Wedge Tomb

Lough Gur Wedge Tomb is located off the southeast part of Lough Gur on the R512 east of the village of Holycross, County Limerick, Ireland. It can also be found west of Lough Gur on a minor road.

Ordnance Survey Map (R640411)

Visitors Information

Visitors information for the Lough Gur area may be found at the geograph.ie. website. General tourist information may be found at the Visit Limerick.ie website.

Additional Photos of Lough Gur Wedge Tomb

Descriptive Sign at Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
Approaching Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
Close-Up of Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
Lough Gur Wedge Tomb Showing Double-Walling
Interior of Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
Close-Up of Double Walling of Lough Gur Wedge Tomb
Rear View of Lough Gur Wedge Tomb


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