MHG11823 - Cist & burial, Sand pit Nr Skibo Castle


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NW 15 c. 736 890.

A stone cist, containing fragments of a human skeleton in a crouched position, was found about 1903 by workmen excavating a sand-pit near Skibo Castle. The bones were later placed in a coffin and buried in the churchyard.
W Calder 1949.

Find-spot not located; no further information.
Visited by OS (E G C) 8 June 1963.

No change Visited by OS (J M) 10 December 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7360 8899 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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