MHG9936 - Cairns with Urns, Lothbeg

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC91SW 14 944 102.

Cairns were cleared, by order of the present owner of Lothbeg, (NC 944 102) from a field on the banks of the River Loth adjacent to that in which NC91SW 13 was discovered. 'Two stone coffins were found containing several urns of clay ware, which the workmen broke with their spades before they discovered them'.
OSA 1793.

No further information as to the location of the urn-finds was obtained during the course of field investigation.
Visited by OS (E G C) 7 June 1961.

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9439 1020 (14m by 14m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC91SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

Finds (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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