MHG8158 - 3 Cists w burials, Easter Achnacloich


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Type and Period (2)

  • CIST (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC? to 560 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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

'When trenching in the field a short distance southeast of Easter Achnacloich farm-steading the workmen came upon three stone coffins, each containing a human skeleton. The remains were re-buried in the ground on which they were found.'
Name Book 1874; R Maclean 1886.

No further information was found during field investigation. The site lies in an arable field and is featureless.
Visited by OS (W D J) 8 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6696 7371 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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