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As at Bohonagh and Drombeg, the sea is visible through a fold in the hills to the W.

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All the roofstones survive, but the orthostats on the S side (uphill) have collapsed, tilting the roofstones up.Remnants of its cairn survive.~ 1.6 km WSW and 20 metres to the W of the same road, where it meets Toormore Bay, in Altar (V 858 303) is a Wedge-tomb one of whose two capstones has slipped and is now leaning against the front (W) end of the tomb - which points directly towards Mizen Head. Somewhat sterilely furnished with its own car-park and information board, the structure has undergone some renovation, but the concrete that now holds up the walls is well hidden.rickety walls. Five separate 'depositional events' occurred between 18 BCE, soon after the construction of the monument. They are aligned north-south, with the male (more pointed and slightly taller) stone at the north around 1.5 metres high.~ 10 km NNE on open moorland in Dunbeacon (V 927 393) is a circle of 6 stones still standing (at odd angles) and 5 prostrate, including one at the centre.The stone has the imprints of feet and hooves upon it.) The 'stations' of the pattern are marked by crosses incised by supplicants on stones, boulders, and gate-posts.The mediæval church incorporates a mutilated above the 15th century S window (regarded as an image of the Saint and touched during the performance of the 'pattern') - and a human-mask voussoir, known as ' The Black Thief', from a Romanesque arch, now on the W side of the chancel arch.~ About 1.2 km ESE in a glade in Shanagloon townland are "St Abbán's Grave" (a small cairn), a bullaun stone, and three Ogam stones. The others have been deliberately chipped.~ At the other side of the main road, in the middle of a large field 800 metres down a by-road (first turn on left past Ballymakeery if going in the direction of Macroom) is "St Gobnait's Stone", found at the site of a dry Holy Well nearby.(A legend connected with St Gobnait has given the name to the townland of Lackavihoonig: the flagstone of the thief.

The saint fastened the thief and the cow and calf he stole on to the flagstone on which they were standing at the fateful meeting.

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“Obviously Stone Age man didn’t have daylight saving, so twice a year we have to move one of the stones.” said Hilary Makins, National Trust Head Ranger.

“Avebury is an astonishing monument to the Neolithic people’s ingenuity.

Together with the tomb at Arderawinny, this picturesque monument lies outside the general portal-tomb distribution.