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Achnasheen

Cist (Period Unassigned), Beaker

Site Name Achnasheen

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Beaker

Canmore ID 12096

Site Number NH15NE 1

NGR NH 1738 5883

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Contin
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH15NE 1 1738 5883.

NH 173 589. A short cist containing a beaker burial was found, late in July 1959, during road straightening through a natural morainic hillock.(W G Bannerman, County Road Surveyor) Only a piece of charcoal was found with the beaker which is in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) - EG 98.

PSAS 1964; A S Henshall and I H Longworth 1966

The find-spot was indicated on the ground by Mr. J. Gallagher, (Lochroque, Achnasheen, Ross and Cromarty) at NH 1738 5883.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (N K B) 26 October 1966

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