MHG1342 - Site of Possible Burial Ground, Gerston


Human remains were found here in the mid C19. May represent the presence of a burial ground or cemetery.

Type and Period (1)

  • BURIAL GROUND (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

No further information. Visited by OS (JB) 23 December 1981

Human Remains found (AD 1852) (NAT)
OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1907)

The river, during a flood, washed away a portion of the bank and disclosed several human bones, skulls, etc (see also ND15NW 2 and 4). Name Book 1872

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Grid reference Centred ND 1226 5936 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15NW
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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