MHG2860 - Burial, Tom Na Croiche


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Type and Period (1)

  • BURIAL (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Tom na Croiche (NAT) (NH 7545 4940) Human Remains found (AD. 1860) (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

The old Gallowhill of Petty is a small natural mound by the side of the road on the farm of Morayston. Human remains were found here in A.D. 1860.
ISSFC 1885; Name Book 1870.

At this spot is a ploughed-down grass knoll. No additional information was encountered concerning the finds.
(See also NH74NE 2 - Cists).
Visited by OS (J L D) 24 April 1962.

Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 55, 52 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3388.

ISSFC, 1885, 'Raigmore and Petty {excursion to}', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 1 1875-80, p.251-6, 255 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1382.

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. 78 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7544 4940 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH74NE
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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