Mount Sandel Mesolithic site

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Model of a Mount Sandel Hut

The Mount Sandel Mesolithic site is in Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, just to the east of the iron age Mount Sandel Fort.[1] It is the oldest archaeological site in Ireland with carbon dating indicating an age of 9,000 years old (7,000BC).[2] Mount Sandel Mesolithic site is a Scheduled Historic Monument in the townland of Mount Sandel, in Coleraine Borough Council area, at Grid Ref: C8533 3076.[3]

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  1. ^ "Mount Sandel, Ireland". Archaeology. Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2011. Celtic Sea. Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. P. Saundry & C.J. Cleveland. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington, DC.
  3. ^ "Mount Sandel Mesolithic settlement site". Environment and Heritage Service NI. Retrieved 2007-12-02.