MHG8756 - Tumulus w Urn, Jemimaville


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Type and Period (1)

  • MOUND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH76NW 3 71 65.

'An earthen tumulus or mound being broken into at Jemimaville by Major Munro (of Poyntzfield - NH 71 64) to procure gravel for metalling a road, an earthen urn of a very antique form was found in it, and which is at present in the possession of that gentleman.'
NSA 1845.

The present owner of Poyntzfield has no knowledge of location of this cairn nor of the whereabouts of its contents. Major Munro is dead and his only living relative now resides at Ullapool. The oldest inhabitant of Jemimaville had no further info to offer about this site.
Visited by OS (R B) 21 January 1966.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7100 6499 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

Finds (1)

  • VESSEL (Undated)

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