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Cronk Howe Mooar

History

Also known as Fairy Hill, the site shows a possible artificial hill with remains of a stone faced structure on the top, typical of a motte or castle mound. Around 35 ft high with a ditch around the base. Possibly one of the timber forts constructed around 11AD. Excavated in the early 1900's.

Location

Near Port Erin in the south of the Island.
Map Ref: SC 205 698

By Vehicle:
Locate the A7 in the south of the Island. Take the A5 from Douglas or A27 from Peel. The site is near Ballachurry overlooking the Rowany Golf Course.

By Bus:
Take the no. 1 or 2 bus from Douglas, or no. 8 from Peel. Walk to the site along A7 through Port Erin towards Ballachurry, about half a mile away.

By Railway:
Take the Electric Railway to Douglas and then the Steam Railway to Port Erin. Walk to the site along A7 through Port Erin towards Ballachurry, about half a mile away.


Cronk Howe Mooar, Port Erin

Cronk Howe Mooar, Port Erin

Cronk Howe Mooar, Port Erin

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