MHG191 - Cist burial - Mybster


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Type and Period (2)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cist found AD 1867 (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

A stone cist about 5ft long and 'of the usual description' was found during ploughing in 1867 by Mr Sutherland of Mybster Inn. It contained human remains.
Name Book 1872

No further information. Visited by OS (N K B) 8 November 1965

Stone cist, Mybster. Dimensions: 2 x 1m. This survives as a fragmented structure, a central stone-kerbed area surrounded by an outer ring of stones 0.8m wide. Orientated E-W.
R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995

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Grid reference Centred ND 1644 5292 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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