MHG6321 - 3 Cists w Pottery, Achnacloich Castle


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Three Stone Cists containing Human Remains, Two Urns and Black Pottery found (NAT).
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

While trenching field in which the remains of Achnacloich Castle stand and within the supposed circumference of the site, three stone coffins were found, each containing a human skeleton, but in the usual position. Two urns were also found but both were unfortunately broken. The whole were reburied on the spot on which they were discovered. Black pottery was also found.
Name Book 1874; R Maclean 1886.

No further information was found during field investigation. The site, in a grass pasture field, is featureless.
Visited by OS (W D J) 8 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6700 7347 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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