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Meayll Circle - Neolithic burial chambers  Isle of Man

Meayll Circle stands near to the summit of Meayll Hill overlooking the south of the Island and provides evidence of occupation from Neolithic to Medieval times.

The well-preserved Neolithic chambered tomb of Cashtal yn Ard is situated on raised land giving views overlooking most of the parish of Maughold. Although the stone cairn has been stripped away throughout past centuries the largest, firmly-set stones create a dramatic burial site.

The well-preserved Neolithic chambered tomb of Cashtal yn Ard is situated on raised land giving views overlooking most of the parish of Maughold. Although the stone cairn has been stripped away throughout past centuries the largest,.

Cashtal yn Ard | Ancient Monuments | Isle of Man

Isle of Man - Cashtal yn Ard, or the Castle of the Heights, is a well preserved chambered tomb situated on raised land overlooking the parish of Maughold. Cashtal yn Ard dates back to around 2000 BC.

Cashtal yn Ard - Although the cairn stones have been carried off, the large, firmly set megalithic standing stones are very impressive. It is believed to date 2,000-1,800 BC and is a chambered cairn. It is one of the most impressive Neolithic structures on the Isle of Man and the largest Neolithic tomb on the British Isles. It overlooks the parish of Maughold - Image : © Peter Killey

Cashtal yn Ard - Although the cairn stones have been carried off, the large, firmly set megalithic standing stones are very impressive. It is believed to date 2,000-1,800 BC and is a chambered cairn. It is one of the most impressive Neolithic structures on the Isle of Man and the largest Neolithic tomb on the British Isles. It overlooks the parish of Maughold - Image : © Peter Killey

Callanish stone circle, Isle of Lewis. Just found this scrolling through the 'travel' section. Yup, i feel proud #home

Callanish Stone Circle at Dawn, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK

Callanish Stone Circle at Dawn, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland (photo by Patrick Dieudonne). Neolithic stone circles are definitely on my bucket list. I can almost feel the hum. fellow Diana Gabaldon fans will understand, I'm sure.

The West Kennet Long Barrow is a Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and is thus the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers and are built from Saracen rock as seen on the exterior.

The West Kennet Long Barrow,Neolithic tomb dating back to 3650 BC and the oldest building in England. The inside tunnels were used as pagan burial chambers built from Saracen rock.

Stones of Cashtal yn Ard (C) Andy Stephenson :: Geograph Britain and Ireland

Stones of Cashtal yn Ard (Castle of the Heights), Isle of Man - (C) Andy Stephenson

Ring of Brodgar, Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

Ring of Brodgar, Orkneys Scotland. In legend the 27 standing stones in the Ring of Brodgar were dancing giants petrified by sunlight.

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