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All the roofstones survive, but the orthostats on the S side (uphill) have collapsed, tilting the roofstones up.
Since the cairn on the N side would have had to have been huge, it is unlikely that more than a token one was built.
Together with the tomb at Arderawinny, this picturesque monument lies outside the general portal-tomb distribution.
Commanding a fine view from its exposed position over Bantry Bay 7.2 km WSW of Lauragh Bridge and about 500 metres SSE of the R 571 road, approachable by farm-lane and across bogland, this fine axial-stone circle has stones similar to the pillar-like slabs of the smaller circle at Drombohilly (Kerry), 9.6 km NE.