MHG11560 - Cist Burial - Loth Burn


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Type and Period (1)

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Cist found AD 1869 (NAT) OS 6"map, (1964)

A stone cist together with an urn containing human remains were found at the eastern extremity of the rock through which the Earl's Cut (NC90NE 5) was made during the construction of the railway in 1869. The urn was placed in Dunrobin Museum.
Name Book 1872.

No further information was obtained regarding the discovery of the cist. The urn, a Food Vessel, is still in Dunrobin Museum.
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 June 1976.

Acc No: 1869.3
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum, by A S Henshall.

The food vessel was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1869.3. It is on display in case 28, shelf D. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 9514 0987 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC90NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

Finds (2)

  • VESSEL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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