Cinerary Urn

Site Name Auchans

Classification Cinerary Urn

Canmore ID 41960

Site Number NS33SE 10

NGR NS 355 346

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Dundonald (kyle And Carrick)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS33SE 10 c.355 346.

An urn, containing fragments of human bones, was found near the house of Auchans (NS 355 346) some years ago by a workman digging in a small mound of gravel. The urn, of very crude workmanship, disintegrated on exposure, the remaining fragments were sent to the manse, where they may still be seen. There is no tradition of a tumulus having existed where the urn was found.

J Paterson 1863; RCAHMS 1985

No further information.

Visited by OS (JRL) 19 May 1982


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