MHG40981 - Scallisaig House

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Type and Period (1)

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG82SW 5 8483 2028.

(NG 8483 2028) Cist (NR)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1902)

A cist containing an urn with human remains was found on top of a gravel mound near Scallisaig House.
M E M Donaldson 1920.

One side and one end stone only remains of this cist, giving measurements of c. 1.4m x c. 0.6m x c. 0.3m deep. A large slab enbedded into the mound, close by the cist, is probably the capstone.
Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (R L) 5 October 1966.

This cist occurs in the centre of a turf-covered stony mound 5.8m in diameter and 0.6m high, almost certainly a cairn placed on the summit of a glacial knoll.
Revised at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (A A) 19 June 1974.

In September 2008 it was noted that the partial cist is no longer visible. The slab (possible cist capping stone) still lies on the side of the glacial mound. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8482 2028 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG82SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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