MHG9649 - Cist w Burial, Birchwood


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC85NE 2 8913 5554.

(NC 8913 5554) Stone Cist found AD 1840 (NAT)
OS 6"map, (1963)

Mr MacDonald (D MacDonald, Achivullin) found a stone coffin containing an urn and human remains in or about 1840, while removing a heap of stones before cultivating the land. The coffin was only about 3ft in length and 2ft in breadth. Part of a skull and "human dust" was found in the urn.
Name Book 1873.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NC 8913 5554 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC85NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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