MHG18108 - Midden - Cuthill Links

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Type and Period (1)

  • MIDDEN (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH78NW 25.03 7430 8705

A number of sites were investigated by the Tain Archaeology Group during the first stage of a survey of the Cuthill Links post-glacial shingle bar and dune complex. Work to date indicates the presence of a variable density background scatter of worked stone debris over much of the shingle bar to the N and S of the new bridge. Majority of lithic material recovered consists of struck quartz and quartzite, with small amounts of flint and chert also being noted. A number of eroding midden sites were investigated.
NH 7430 8705 Eroding midden on SW-facing dune edge, with worked stone and shell material eroding from top and SW side of midden. Finds consist mainly of struck quartz and quartzite, with small quantities of chert and flint. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7430 8704 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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