MHG2817 - Burial, Balnagowan Wood


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURIAL (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Human Remains found here AD. 1848 (NAT)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

A human skull and bones were dug up, in 1848, by roadmen, from a gravel pit. There was no coffin of any sort.
Name Book 1870.

No further information could be ascertained from local enquiry, and the skull and bones could not be located.
Visited by OS (R D) 11 August 1964.

Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 8, 17 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3397.

RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region, 14, No. 75 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8160 5512 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH85NW
Civil Parish ARDERSIER
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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