MHG8976 - Urn, Glen Glass


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

According to Mr Munro-Fergusson (Novar House, Alness), an ornamented urn was found at NH 5568 6799 during the construction of a forestry road about 1965. It crumbled away when picked up. Fergusson didn't see it, but from a workman's description believes it was a beaker.
Visited by OS (I S S) 29 August 1972 <1>

A participant in a Community Timeline course, run by ARCH, reinforced the report that in the 1960s a cist containing a beaker was found while bulldozing a forestry road, but the beaker disintegrated on exposure to the open air. <2>

This area is identified as a cairnfield, but without cists or finds. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5568 6779 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH56NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ALNESS

Finds (1)

  • VESSEL (Undated)

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