Cashtal yn Ard
Cashtal yn Ard (“Castle heights” in Mannois) is a prehistoric site of the island of Man. Managed by the National Manx Heritage, the site, discovered in the Years 1930, is on a hill close to the river of Cornaa, in the parish of Maughold. One can reach it by a path since Glen Mona. Important excavations took place in 1999 there.
Cashtal yn Ard is a Cairn of the Neolithic time , including/understanding five rooms, length of forty meters, which does of it one of the Neolithic monuments vastest of the British Isles. One approximately goes back it to -2000. Like the others cairns of the island, it had vocation to be used as tomb with mannois chiefs like with their families. Human bones and elements of Poterie of the Neolithic era were discovered there.
At the architectural level, one can compare it with the site of East Bennan, on the island of Arran (Scotland).
- '' Cashtal yn Ard '', IOM Guide.
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