Knocknakilla is the site of a megalithic complex situated between and , in , . It is set in blanket peatland on the north-west upper slopes of Musherabeg mountain and is thought to be 3500 years old.

Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
is a megalithic complex situated 6.4 kilometres from , , . is situated 1½ km west of Knocknakilla. Photo: Coil00, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a 644 m mountain in , . is situated 3 km east of Knocknakilla.

Localities in the Area

Carriganima or is a village in the Barony of Muskerry, , Ireland, situated approximately 11 km northwest of and 10 km south of . is situated 3 km south of Knocknakilla.

is a town in north , , with a population of 1,555.Millstreet is within the Civil Parish of Drishane, and within a Poor Law Union also called . is situated 7 km northwest of Knocknakilla. Photo: Sarah777, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village and civil parish in , , four miles north of . is situated 8 km south of Knocknakilla. Photo: Neville Goodman, CC BY-SA 2.0.


52.0062° or 52° 0' 22.4" north
-9.024° or 9° 1' 26.3" west
Open Location Code
244 metres (801 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 765849578
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Dutch: Knocknakilla
  • French: Knocknakilla
  • German: Knocknakilla
  • Irish: Cnoc na Cille
  • Italian: Knocknakilla
  • Russian: Нокнакилла
  • Knocknakilla Megalithic Complex
  • Mushera Beg

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