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Cohaw is a neolithic double court tomb located 4 kilometres south-east of Cootehill, County Cavan, Ireland and is visible from the R192 road between Shercock and Cootehill.[1] Originally built as two court tombs adjacent to each other in a north–south alignment, both tombs have their own two chambers. A chamber was built between the tombs giving the appearance of a five chamber dual court tomb. These two court tombs are surrounded by a 25-metre-long cairn.[2] The site was excavated in 1949 and during those excavations cremated bones and a Neolithic pot were found.

Cohaw Court Tomb
Cohaw Megalithic Tomb at sunset.jpg
Cohaw court tomb at sunset
TypeCourt Tomb
LocationCootehill, Cavan
Coordinates54°06′N 7°03′W / 54.100°N 7.050°W / 54.100; -7.050
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  1. ^ [1] Cohaw Court Tomb
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2011-03-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) - goIreland.com, Cohaw Court Cairn