MHG8816 - Cromarty Castle, cists


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Type and Period (3)

  • CEMETERY (Early Bronze Age to Early Medieval - 2400 BC? to 1057 AD?)
  • CIST (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2400 BC to 560 AD)
  • CIST (Early Bronze Age to Early Medieval - 2400 BC? to 1057 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH76NE 2.1 7924 6710.

In 1772, during the demolition of the former Cromarty Castle, a cemetery was discovered comprising cremations in urns protected by stone settings, and cists containing inhumations. No traces remain.
OSA 1794; RCAHMS 1979, visited June 1979.

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7924 6710 (200m by 200m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • URN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

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