EHG157 - Excavation - Lothbeg, Loth

Technique(s)

Organisation

Glasgow University (GUARD)

Date

14-15 December 2000

Description

As part of the Historic Scotland Human Remains Call-Off Contract, Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division (GUARD) carried out an archaeological evaluation of a site at Lothbeg, Brora, where the skeleton of an adult male had been recovered by police in the summer of 1999. A second skeleton, that of an immature individual of indeterminate sex, was recovered by GUARD along with some disarticulated bones, immediately to the south of the first skeleton. The burial was oriented and may have been placed in a shroud. Further excavation in the immediate vicinity revealed no further burials. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Lelong O. 2001. Lothbeg Brora Project 974: An Archaeological Evaluation carried out on behalf of Historic Scotland. * Glasgow University (GUARD). 03/03/2001. Digital (scanned as PDF).

Map

Location

Location Lothbeg, Loth, Brora
Grid reference Centred NC 9464 0961 (301m by 156m)
Map sheet NC90NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Operational Area CAITHNESS SUTHERLAND AND EASTER ROSS
Civil Parish LOTH

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Record last edited

Jul 4 2016 2:54PM

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