MHG696 - Midden, Midtown


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Type and Period (1)

  • MIDDEN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A kitchen-midden at Midtown, Freswick, yielded a hammer-stone of coral which was donated to NMAS by Simon Bremner.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1929.

ND 384 685. There is now no trace of this kitchen-midden.
C E Batey 1982.

No evidence of kitchen midden was located. Older inhabitants could not recall a midden or find in immediate area and suggested hammer-stone was possibly discovered on Freswick Links (ND36NE 4). Visited by OS (J B) 12 July 1982.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3789 6840 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND36NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • HAMMERSTONE (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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