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Also called ‘Mull Hill’, this site is dated from the late Neolithic or early Bronze age and lies on the single lane road that connects Cregneash to Port Erin.
It’s a short walk up a steep hill so make sure to wear appropriate foot-wear.
In the front garden of a 1960s pebbledash bungalow is the remains of a neolithic site referred to as the Cloven Stones.
Under protection from Manx National Heritage, this landmark may have been the site of an ancient grave: Cumming says “In Douglas Road, about one mile from Laxey, there is on the southern side of a little ravine, a small circle of twelve stones, one of which, six feet high, is remarkable as being cloven from top to bottom.
Mr Feltham mentions the discovery in the centre of the circle, of a stone sepulchral chest or kistvaen, and in the view which he has given of it as existing at the time of his visit, there is a clear indication of a coved roof of stones, forming an arched vault in the centre of the mound.” – p350 in is a tiny stone circle set off on its own overlooking the sea.Clearly visible from the Raad ny Foillan footpath, it’s not known whether this circle marks a burial place or is simply a hut circle. In the far south of the island, on a hill overlooking Gansey Bay is a cluster of burials and building remains all on the same site.Though you can see the remains of a Bronze age grave and the foundations of an early Christian chapel there, the site is best known for its viking longship burial.Find the necklace in the With stunning views across the sea and green fields, the churchyard at Maughold’s Church contains much more than the remains of loved ones.Scattered throughout are the foundation remains of a Christian monastery and (fully functional) well dated from 600AD.