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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Gajal allée couverte
Country: France Département: Bretagne:Morbihan (56) Type: Passage Grave
Nearest Town: Ploërmel  Nearest Village: Caro
Latitude: 47.860495N  Longitude: 2.360184W
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
2 Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
2 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
5 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data

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Gajal allée couverte
Gajal allée couverte submitted by Ogham : Badly damaged by construction of the road. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Remains of this allée couverte can be found in a wood, near to the roadside, just to the east of the village.
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Gajal allée couverte submitted by Ogham : The view from the road which can be seen from a car. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Gajal allée couverte
Gajal allée couverte submitted by Ogham : Side view after jumping over the ditch. (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Re: Gajal allée couverte by Ogham on Saturday, 04 August 2012
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The location of the site is 47° 51.629'N 002° 21.611'W taken with a handheld GPS. [Updated]
I would rate the condition 2, ambience 2, access 5.
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Re: Gajal allée couverte by Ogham on Saturday, 04 August 2012
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Very spoiled site it would have been badly damaged when the road was constructed through it. There are two capstones on five supports, which are on a north-west to south-east bearing.
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