Monumentos

Clogherny Wedge Tomb

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Plumbridge, Omagh, County Tyrone,
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This well preserved and unusual monument is in an extensive area of blanket peat.

This well preserved and unusual monument is in an extensive area of blanket peat near the Butterlope Glen 4 miles north of Plumbridge. The wedge tomb is surrounded by an elegant stone circle of eleven tall schist stones. Wedge tombs are generally considered to span the late Neolithic and early Bronze Ages and this site may have been built around 2000BC. This site is a Scheduled Historic Monument.