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Bronze Age Grave, Chapel Hill

History

Small stone lined grave or cist, dating from the bronze age, around 100BC. Oringinally covered by a flat slab of stone and a mound. This grave would have probably contained a cremated burial and a small pottery vessel holding food.

Location

Located in the south of the Island near Castletown, overlooking the Bay ny Carrickey.
Map Ref: SC 246 682

By Vehicle:
On the A5 between Castletown and Port St. Mary. Take side road off the A5, heading to Balladoole.

By Bus:
Bus routes no. 1, 1C, 2, and 2C stop along the A5 running from Douglas, Port St. Mary, and Port Erin. The stop is shortly after leaving Castletown, the bus driver should be some help. From the stop a short walk (about half a mile) is required to reach the site.

By Railway:
Take the Electric Railway to Douglas. Take the Steam Railway to Castletown. There is about a mile and a half walk from the rail station to the site or take the no. 1, 1C, 2 or 2C towards Port Erin from the main road near the station.


Bronze Age Grave, Chapel Hill

Bronze Age Grave, Chapel Hill

Bronze Age Grave, Chapel Hill

Bronze Age Grave, Chapel Hill

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