MHG8852 - Cist burial, Rosemarkie Old Manse


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Type and Period (2)

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • BURIAL (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Apparently the cist still survives and is left visible within the old piggery (2018)

NH75NW 6 7343 5732.

(NH 7343 5732) Stone Cist containing Human Remains and Urn found AD. 1904 (NAT).
OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)

A short cist - 3' x 2' x 2'6" deep was found, during the digging of a drain, in the grounds of the Manse of Rosemarkie, in the autumn of 1903. It contained unburnt remains with a food-vessel, which was purchased for NMAS ( E.E. 92).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1904; A A Woodham 1956.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7343 5731 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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