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Meayll Hill

Uncover the history of this impressive Neolithic passage grave which dates back to around 3500 BC.

Overview

Meayll Circle stands near to the summit of Meayll Hill overlooking the south of the Island and provides evidence of occupation from Neolithic to Medieval times.

The Manx name of this structure is Rhullick-y-lagg-shliggagh which translates to the graveyard of the valley of broken slates.

At this unique archeological monument you’ll find 12 burial chambers in an 18 foot ring with six entrance passages leading into each pair of chambers.

Shards of ornate pottery, charred bones, flint tools and white quartz pebbles have all been found in the burial chambers and can be viewed at the Manx Museum.

Location

Meayll Hill is located near to Cregneash in the south of the Island.

Admission is free.

Parking is available nearby and disabled access is limited.

Contact

Meayll Hill is under the protection of Manx National Heritage.

For more information telephone 01624 648000 or visit www.manxnationalheritage.im.