MHG8756 - Tumulus w Urn, Jemimaville
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Type and Period (1)
- MOUND (Undated)
- None recorded
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.'
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.
- --- SHG2597 Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Ross and Cromarty, 47.
- --- SHG2675 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of the Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 13, No. 58.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7100 6499 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- VESSEL (Undated)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14507 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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