Darnhall Mains

Cist, Food Vessel

Site Name Darnhall Mains

Classification Cist, Food Vessel

Canmore ID 51408

Site Number NT24NW 16

NGR NT 2388 4776

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Eddleston
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT24NW 16 2388 4776.

(NT 2388 4776) Short Cist found AD 1929 (NAT)

OS 6" map (1966)

A cist containing a food vessel was found in 1929 when ploughing about 350 yds SSW of Darnhall farm steading, on the S shoulder of a slight ridge, and about 800 yds SE of NT24NW 15. It measured about 3' by 1'6" by 1'4" deep, oriented N-S. The food vessel is in the National Museum of Antiquties of Scotland (NMAS, Accession no:

EE 120).

J G Callander 1930; RCAHMS 1967

NT 2388 4776. The site of the cist was pointed out by Mr R W Sime (Darnhall Mains) who saw it in situ.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 8 May 1962

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Visited by OS (DWR) 24 April 1971

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