MHG40924 - Cist w Burial, Birchwood
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Type and Period (1)
- BURIAL (Undated)
- None recorded
NC85NE 2 8913 5554.
(NC 8913 5554) Stone Cist found AD 1840 (NAT)
OS 6"map, (1963)
Mr MacDonald (D MacDonald, Achivullin) found a stone coffin containing an urn and human remains in or about 1840, while removing a heap of stones before cultivating the land. The coffin was only about 3ft in length and 2ft in breadth. Part of a skull and "human dust" was found in the urn.
Name Book 1873.
Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 20, 228 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3351.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8913 5553 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6802 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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