Cashtal yn Ard is one of the best ancient monuments on the Isle of Man. It is one of three Neolithic tombs, dating from about 2000 BC. It is well preserved and one of the largest of its kind in the British Isles. The monument was originally a megalithic chambered Cairn holding five chambers and extending over 130 feet long. Sites of this type were used as communal burial places for Neolithic chieftains and their families.
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4 thoughts on “Cashtal yn Ard (The Castle of the Heights)”
The blue of manx sky…. :3
Hi Swoop, thought you were hibernating for the winter!
was here in September 16 trying to explain Neolithic to a Canadian. Down the hill a ruined cottage was chock full of brambles