Close by the more famous Proleel Dolmen is the Proleek Wedge Tomb, a wedge-shaped gallery tomb. The gallery of the tomb is almost 20 feet in length and almost five feet wide at the west end, narrowing at the east end that is covered by two remaining roof stones. At the west end is a large stone slab closing the gallery. There is a single roof lintel in place near the east end.
About the Proleek Wedge Tomb
Irish Antiquities: Proleek Wedge Tomb
Journey to the Proleek Wedge Tomb
The Proleek Wedge Tomb is located on the grounds of the Ballymascanlon Hotel about four miles north of Dundalk off the R173 in County Louth, Ireland. At the left hand side of the hotel car park is a gateway signposted Proleek Dolmen. Follows the signs and take the pathway across the golf course. The wedge tomb and the dolmen are on the grounds of the golf course.
Megalithic Ireland: Proleek Portal Tomb and Wedge Tomb
Megalithic Portal: Proleek Wedge Tomb
Wikipedia: Wedge-Shaped Gallery Grave
Ordnance Survey Map (J082110)
Visitors information for the Proleek Wedge Tomb may be found at the geograph.ie website. General tourist information may be found at the Discover Ireland: County Louth website.
Additional Photos of the Proleek Wedge Tomb
Proleek Wedge Tomb
Proleek Wedge Tomb Gallery
East End Stone Lintel, Proleek Wedge Tomb