MHG4475 - Cairn and Cist - Inverladnin House
Cairn and cist near Inverlaidnan House
Type and Period (2)
- CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
NH82SE 1 861 214.
A small cairn situated 'near the old house of Inverladnin'. It comprised a circular stone kerb through which running E-W was a line of similar stones with a bend at one extremity.
In the centre was a well-formed short cist with 'huge' capstone, said to have contained human remains removed before Mitchell's visit.
A Mitchell and J Drummond 1875.
Perambulation of the area near the old house of Inverladnin, and enquiry at the present house of Inverladnin, failed to locate any trace of this cairn.
Visited by OS (R L) 3 November 1966.
Human remains from the site are within NMS collections. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Mitchell, A and Drummond, J. 1874. Vacation notes in Cromar, Burghead, and Strathspey. Including notice of one of the supposed burial-places of St Columba. Proc Soc Antiq Scot Volume 10. 603-89. 683-4; plan.
- <1> Dataset/Database File: 2020. Database of Human Remains in Museum Collections from Highland Area. NMS, IMAG & Marishal College. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8610 2139 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||DUTHIL AND ROTHIEMURCHUS|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
- HUMAN REMAINS (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14962 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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