MHG8452 - Cist, Johnstone's the Butchers, Balintore
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Type and Period (2)
- CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- BURIAL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
- None recorded
Renumbered from NH87NE0005B
NH87NE 8 8639 7570.
A skull and bones 'all bunched up' found in a small stone-lined grave with a slab on top, while digging a well 1932, in back garden of Johnstone's the butchers at Balintore. Robb (J Robb, 16 Underhill Rd, Maston, Glos), who assisted in the digging, has no recollection of what happened to the burial or the grave-slabs. Johnstone is still butcher at Balintore. (See NH87NE 5 for possible Bronze Age cemetery).
Info from J W Howdle to OS, 7 August 1961.
Mr Johnstone (7 Main Street, Balintore) indicated findspot of grave at NH 8639 7570. He stated that the remains were mutilated by the construction of the well but were left in situ.
Surveyed at 1:2500. Visited by OS (I S S) 4 September 1972.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8639 7570 (6m by 6m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15262 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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