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Wedge-Tombs -  Monuments of County Clare
 
Wedge Tombs: A long burial gallery, sometimes with an antechamber or small closed end-chamber. They are generally broader and higher at the front, which invariably faces in a westerly direction. They are roofed by slabs laid directly on the side-walls which often have one or more rows of outer- walling. Evidence from the small number of excavated examples suggests that they were being built between 2,500 and 2,000 BC representing the last phase of megalithic tomb building.

  Creevagh Wedge-tomb
Creevagh Wedge-tomb
Photos of wedge tombs

Map of the wedge tombs of Clare
 
[Ardataggle] Wedge-tomb [Ardskeagh] Wedge-tomb [Ballaghaglash] Wedge-tomb
[Ballinphunta] Wedge-tomb
[Ballycally] Wedge-tomb [Ballycotteen North] Wedge-tomb
[Ballycroum] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Ballycroum] Wedge-tomb (2) [Ballycroum] Wedge-tomb (3) (Tobar Grania Holy Well and Wedge-tomb)
[Ballyganner North] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Ballyganner North] Wedge-tomb (2) [Ballyganner South] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Ballyganner South] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Ballyganner South] Wedge-tomb (3) [Ballyhickey] Wedge-tomb
[Ballykelly] Wedge-tomb
[Ballymihil] Wedge-tomb [Ballymurphy] Wedge-tomb
[Ballynahown] Wedge-tomb (1) [Ballynahown] Wedge-tomb (2) [Ballynahown] Wedge-tomb (3)
[Ballynahown] Wedge-tomb (4) [Ballynahown] Wedge-tomb (5) [Ballyogan] Wedge-tomb (Giants Grave)
[Ballyslattery (or Newgrove)] Wedge-tomb [Barbane] Wedge-tomb [Baur North] Wedge-tomb
[Baur South] Wedge-tomb (1) [Baur South] Wedge-tomb (2) [Bealkelly] Wedge-tomb
[Berneens] Wedge-tomb (1) [Berneens] Wedge-tomb (2) [Bohateh North] Wedge-tomb
[Caheraphuca] Wedge-tomb [Caherblonick North] Wedge-tomb [Caherbullog] Wedge-tomb
[Caherfadda] Wedge-tomb (1) [Caherfadda] Wedge-tomb (2) [Caherminnaun West] Wedge-tomb
[Cappaghabaun Mountain] Wedge-tomb (1) [Cappaghabaun Mountain] Wedge-tomb (2) [Cappaghkennedy] Wedge-tomb
[Carncreagh] Wedge-tomb [Cloghoolia] Wedge-tomb [Clooneen] Wedge-tomb (1) (Dermot & Grania’s Bed)
[Clooneen] Wedge-tomb (2) [Clooneen] Wedge-tomb (3) [Clooneen] Wedge-tomb (4)
[Cloongaheen West] Wedge-tomb (1) [Cloongaheen] West] Wedge-tomb (2) [Cloonyconry More] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Cloonyconry More] Wedge-tomb (2) [Commons North] Wedge-tomb (1) [Commons North] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Cooleabeg] Wedge-tomb [Cooleamore] Wedge-tomb [Coolnatullagh] Wedge-tomb
[Coolycasey] Wedge-tomb [Corbehagh] Wedge-tomb (1) [Corbehagh] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Cragballyconoal] Wedge-tomb (1) [Cragballyconoal] Wedge-tomb (2) [Craggaunowen] Wedge-tomb
[Creevagh] Wedge-tomb [Deerpark (Noughaval)] Wedge-tomb [Deerpark (Doora)] Wedge-tomb
[Derrynavahagh] Wedge-tomb [Drumanure] Wedge-tomb [Drummin] Wedge-tomb
[Eantybeg South] Wedge-tomb [Eantymore] Wedge-tomb [Fahy] Wedge-tomb
[Fanygalvan] Wedge-tomb [Faunarooska] Wedge-tomb (1) [Faunarooska] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Formoyle More] Wedge-tomb [Gleninsheen] Wedge-tomb (1) [Gleninsheen] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Gleninsheen] Wedge-tomb (3) [Gortacullin] Wedge-tomb [Gortlecka] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Gortlecka] Wedge-tomb (2) [Gragan East] Wedge-tomb [Iskancullin] Wedge-tomb
[Kilcurrish] Wedge-tomb [Killokennedy] Wedge-tomb [Kilvoydan South] Wedge-tomb
[Knockalassa] Wedge-tomb [Knockbeha] Wedge-tomb [Knockmael East] Wedge-tomb
[Knocknalappa] Wedge-tomb [Knockshanvo] Wedge-tomb [Knopoge] Wedge-tomb
[Leamaneh North] Wedge-tomb [Leana] Wedge-tomb (1) [Leana] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Leana] Wedge-tomb (3) [Leckaun] Wedge-tomb [Liscullaun] Wedge-tomb
[Lisgoogan] Wedge-tomb [Lissylisheen] Wedge-tomb (1) [Lissylisheen] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Milltown] Wedge-tomb [Moanogeenagh] Wedge-tomb [Moheramoylan] Wedge-tomb
[Moymore] Wedge-tomb [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (1) [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (3) [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (4) [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (5)
[Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (6) [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (7) [Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (8)
[Parknabinnia] Wedge-tomb (9) [Poulaphuca (Oughtmama)] Wedge-tomb [Poulaphuca (Carran)] Wedge-tomb
[Poulbaun] Wedge-tomb [Rannagh East] Wedge-tomb (1) [Rannagh East] Wedge-tomb (2)
[Rannagh West] Wedge-tomb [Rosslara] Wedge-tomb [Rylane] Wedge-tomb
[Sheshymore] Wedge-tomb [Slievenaglasha] Wedge-tomb [Termon] Wedge-tomb (1)
[Termon] Wedge-tomb (2) [Tullycommon] Wedge-tomb [Tyredagh Lower] Wedge-tomb
[Violethill] Wedge-tomb    
     
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