MHG1331 - Cist with Burial, Halkirk


Cist or coffin containing burial remains.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

No further information. Visited by OS (J B) 25 February 1982.

Cist & Flint Arrowheads found 1840 (NAT) OS 6" map, (1970)

A stone cist or coffin was found here containing human remains, about 1840. Flint arrowheads were also found in close proximity to the cist. Name Book 1872.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 1341 5986 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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