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)
- None recorded
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.
- --- SHG1704 Text/Publication/Article: Maclean, R. 1886. 'The Parish of Rosskeen', Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness Vol. 12 1885-6, p.324-39. Trans Gaelic Soc Inverness. 324-39. 334.
- --- SHG2670 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 14, No. 85.
- --- SHG3350 Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 2, 23.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6700 7347 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- VESSEL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13743 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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