Mountsandal Coleraine

1st January 0000
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second oldest archaeological site eire og

7,000bc the mount sandal Mesolithic site is in Coleraine County Derry Northern Eire. Just to the east of the iron age mount sandal fort it is the oldest archaeological site in eire with carbon dating indicating an age of 9000 years old 7,000bc. 

Mount Sandel Meolithic site is a scheduled historic monument in the townland of mount sandel in Coleraine borough council area grid map ref c8533 3076.

It was excavated by Peter Woodman in the 1970s  


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