MHG42147 - Cist w finds, Uaigh Gillechunne


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

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Uaigh Gillechunne. Stone Coffin containing two urns found AD 1763. (NAT)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

Uamh Gillichuinne is a stone coffin only the sides of which now remain. Two urns filled with ashes were found in it in 1763. Tradition does not say who Gillichuinne was.
OSA 1794

Uaigh Gillechunne: The remaining stones of the coffin were removed for use in the building of the older part of the present manse.
Name Book 1872

No trace exists. No further information.
Visited by OS (J B) 25 July 1975

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Grid reference Centred NH 5116 4174 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54SW
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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