MHG8339 - Newton of Ferintosh
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Type and Period (1)
- CREMATION PIT (Undated)
- None recorded
NH55SE 20 5651 5385
Monitoring of the Inverness-Dingwall gas pipeline revealed a pit 0.5m diameter by 150mm deep contining calcined bone, coarseware pottery and charcoal.
J Wordsworth, 1992. <1>
A pit, clearly reflecting some prehistoric activity in the vicinity, was recorded on the route of the Inverness to Dingwall pipeline. Initially the discovery of calcined bone led to the assumption this was a cremation pit. However the quantity was not large and this may just be domestic debris. <2>
- <1> SHG1449 Text/Publication/Article: Wordsworth, J. 1992. 'Ross and Cromarty District (various parishes)', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1992, p.45. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 45. p. 45.
- <2> SHG24866 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J. 11/1992. Inverness - Dingwall British Gas Pipeline 1992: A report on Archaeological Discoveries made on the route of this pipeline from June until October 1992. Wordsworth Archaeological Services. Digital (scanned as PDF). Site 14.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5651 5384 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
|Civil Parish||URQUHART AND LOGIE WESTER|
- VESSEL (Undated)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/78003 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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