MHG3326 - South Clunes
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Type and Period (1)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
NH54SE 15 5560 4151.
NH 5560 4151 (Visited by OS field surveyor 1 November 1967) In March, 1933, a short cist containing a contracted burial and beaker, was found on the croft by James Forbes, South Clunes (No.6 South Clunes, Kirkhill, Kiltarlity, Inverness). The site was in a gravelly ridge. The cist was formed of six slabs set on edge and covered with 5 irregular flat stones all of probably local micaceous schist. The beaker was intact, but the bones (presented to the Anatomy Museum, Aberdeen) were fragmentary.
A Low 1934.
This cist survives in good order. Oriented ENE- WSW, it measures 0.9m x 0.5m x 0.3m deep. It has been covered with a stone for protection. Surveyed at 1/2500
Visited by OS (J B) 28 July 1975
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Clarke, D L. 1970. Beaker pottery of Great Britain and Ireland. Vol. 2, 517, No. 1666.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Hanley, R and Sheridan, A. 1994. 'A beaker cist from Balblair, near Beauly, Inverness District', Proc Soc Antiq Scot, Vol 124, pp 129-39. p 137.
- --- Text/Report: 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. 77.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Hunt and Inglis, C and J. 1986. Beakers held in the Anthropological Museum. SHG23463. 29-32. 31.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Low, A. 1934. 'A short cist containing a beaker at Kirkhill, Kiltarlity, Inverness- shire', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol 68 (1933-34), pp 128-31.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5560 4151 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||KILTARLITY AND CONVINTH|
- BEAKER (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/12711 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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