Ardcarn Mound

Ardcarn Mound is a mound and ringfort and National Monument located in County Roscommon, Ireland.[1][2]

Ardcarn Mound
Native name
Irish: Ard Carna
Location of Ardcarn Mound in Ireland
Typeringfort
LocationArdcarne, County Roscommon, Ireland
Coordinates53.962165°N 8.206852°W / 53.962165; -8.206852
Elevation86 m (282 ft)
BuiltNeolithic/Bronze Age (4000 – 800 BC)
Official name: Ardcarn Mound
Reference no.488

Location

Ardcarn Mound is located about 6 km (3.7 mi) east of Boyle and 3 km (1.9 mi) south of Lough Key.[3]

History and description

Ardcarn Mound is a bowl barrow. Immediately to the west of this is a trivallate ringfort with souterrain, and to the south of that is a simple rath.[1]

References

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