MHG42144 - Cist, w Urn etc Bylbster


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

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Cist found (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

A stone cist was found by Mr A Taylor (Bylbaster) whilst cutting a ditch some years ago. It measured about 5ft by 2ft and contained an urn which held calcined bones and black earth.
Name Book 1871.

No further info was obtained during field investigation. There is nothing to be seen on the ground.
Visited by OS (W D J) 24 April 1963.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2544 5425 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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