MHG18109 - Lithic Working Site - Cuthill Links


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Type and Period (1)

  • LITHIC WORKING SITE (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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NH78NW 25.01 738 872

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 738 872 Concentration of worked stone material consisting of higher quantities of brown flint waste and also struck quartz, quartzite and chert. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7380 8720 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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