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Cnoc-na-gonnan, Gateside Farm

Cist (Prehistoric), Cinerary Urn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Cnoc-na-gonnan, Gateside Farm

Classification Cist (Prehistoric), Cinerary Urn (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Munlochy

Canmore ID 13595

Site Number NH65SE 8

NGR NH 651 536

NGR Description NH c. 651 536

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH65SE 8 c. 65 53.

A cist, about 2' square and containing a complete skeleton and fragments of an ornamented urn which was sent to Sir Colin Mackenzie of Kilcoy, Belmaduthy House - NH 65 56), was found on the edge of a sandy terrace, on Cnoc-na-gonnan, on the farm of Gateside (NH 65 53) by the author's grandfather Angus Bethune while improving that part of his farm 'a good many years' before 1882.

A J Beaton 1882.

Cist burial.

2nd Mill BC (possibly)

CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.


Note (1979)

Munlochy NH c.651 536 NH65SE 8

This cist was found before 1882; it contained an inhumation and a decorated 'urn'.


Beaton 1882, 491-2; Woodham 1956, 92


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