MHG6980 - Cist w finds, Nairnside


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Type and Period (1)

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH85SW 3 829 502.

A cist grave containing fragments of an urn and some black ash was found, in a small sand hillock then being levelled, about 1873 AD on the farm of Nairnside, parish of Croy and Dalcross.
A large collection of flints of various shapes and sizes had been buried in the same knoll but whether any had been deposited in the cist, or were in any way connected with it, is not certain.
G Bain 1893.

Site not located. No further information.
Visited by OS (R L) 10 December 1970.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8290 5020 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85SW
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (2)

  • VESSEL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)

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