MHG42100 - Loth Burn


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Type and Period (1)

  • HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cist found AD 1869 (NAT) OS 6"map, (1964)

A stone cist together with an urn containing human remains were found at the eastern extremity of the rock through which the Earl's Cut (NC90NE 5) was made during the construction of the railway in 1869. The urn was placed in Dunrobin Museum.
Name Book 1872.

No further information was obtained regarding the discovery of the cist. The urn, a Food Vessel, is still in Dunrobin Museum.
Visited by OS (N K B) 15 June 1976.

Acc No: 1869.3
Information from TS of Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum, by A S Henshall.
Previous find. Nothing visible during field survey. Small erosional face at top of cliff.

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Grid reference Centred NC 9513 0987 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC90NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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