Aghaderrard Court Tomb
|Aghaderrard Court Tomb|
|Native name |
Irish: Tuama Cúirte Achadh an Doire Aird
|The Druid's Altar|
Location of Aghaderrard Court Tomb in Ireland
|Location||Aghaderrard West, Buckode,|
County Leitrim, Ireland
|Elevation||56 m (184 ft)|
|Built||c. 4000–2500 BC|
|Official name: Aghaderrard|
Aghaderrard Court Tomb was built c. 4000–2500 BC, in the Neolithic.
One longitudinal half of the court cairn survives, with roofstones tipped over the side stones. Behind this is an altar-like stone with six large cup marks. This was formerly known as "The Druid's Altar."
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