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Wester Teaninich

Cist (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel

Site Name Wester Teaninich

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel

Canmore ID 13661

Site Number NH66NW 19

NGR NH 6252 6756

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH66NW 19 6252 6756.

A short cist was found at NH 6252 6756 in 1963 by contractors Pat Munro of Beauly whilst a drain was being dug. It was oriented NW/SE and when the cover slab was removed the remains of an inhumation were revealed. The bones were sent to Glasgow University the cover replaced and the cist re-buiried (Information from Mr W Munro, Clashnabuiac, Alness). According to the farmer at Wester Teaninich, it is still in situ. Surveyed at 1/2500

Visited by OS (A A) 31 August 1972.

With the bones in the cist was part of the rim of a Food Vessel (Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, A.1963.42-44).

RCAHMS 1979, visited November 1977.


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