MHG8495 - Middens, Castle Haven

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

  • SHELL MIDDEN (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH98NW 8 931 873.

(Group: NH 931 873) Jokhen Muddins (NR) Jokhen Muddins (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

At Castle Haven, shell-middens were found in abundance. In addition to the usual littoral shellfish remains, cod bones and spines of skate were found in quantity, indicating middens of a later date than those found at Castle Corbet (NH98SW 10). The Castle Haven middens were (c1872) nearly all cleared away when reclaiming the land.
Name Book 1872.

No trace. Visited by OS (A A) 12 September 1972.


Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 30, 7 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3362.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 36, No. 342 (Text/Report). SHG2670.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 9310 8730 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH98NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

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