MHG3837 - Midden, Bank Street, Inverness


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Type and Period (1)

  • MIDDEN (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH64NE 26 6649 4540.

"In digging a foundation for the YMCA. building at Inverness , in the sixties of last century , workmen found at a depth of 14 ft. a kitchen midden with relics of an early civilisation".
N Macrae 1923.

The present Y.M.C.A. building is located at NH 6649 4540.
Visited by OS (J L D) 1 April 1960.

MacRae, N, 1923, The romance of a royal burgh: Dingwall's story of a thousand years, 337 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2489.

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, 30, No. 246 (Text/Report). SHG2673.

Myers and Gourlay, A B and R B, 1992, 'Muirtown, Inverness: preliminary investigation of a shell midden', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 121 1991, p.17-25, 24 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1136.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6648 4540 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH64NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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