MHG54899 - Midden pit, Marine Terrace, Rosemarkie


A pit containing late 19th/early 20th-century midden material.

Type and Period (2)

  • MIDDEN (19th Century to 20th Century - 1867 AD? to 1933 AD?)
  • RUBBISH PIT (19th Century to 20th Century - 1867 AD? to 1933 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A pit containing late 19th-century domestic material was recorded during trial trenching. The finds included late 19th-century cermaics, glass beads and other glass fragments, a clay pipe fragment, and various metal objects. The pit appears to represent the latest pre-modern phase of activity on the site. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7375 5763 (2m by 2m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (4)

  • DISH (19th Century - 1891 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (19th Century - 1850 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ASSEMBLAGE (19th Century - 1850 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BEAD (19th Century - 1850 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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