Cairn U, Carnbane East, Loughcrew, Co. Meath.

Location – Right next to cairn T, it is the first tomb you shall come to as you walk up the hill.
OS: N 585 776 (map 42)
GPS: N 58573 77626 (Accuracy – 4m)
Longitude: 7° 6' 43.59" W
Latitude: 53° 44' 41.82" N

See map at the bottom of the page.

Description and History – This tomb is very ruined but still boasts 16 kerb stones and decoration on all the remaining chamber stones, although only a couple still have prominent carvings. The tomb measures 48.2m in circumference and 13m in diameter. The cairn reaches a height of 1.5m, much less than its original height. This would have been a very nice tomb when complete.

Difficulty – Possibly the easiest of the tombs to find as it’s right there as you go up the hill. 


















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