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Skibo Castle

Cist (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skibo Castle

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Skibo Castle Policies; Castle Of Skibo

Canmore ID 14648

Site Number NH78NW 15

NGR NH 736 890

NGR Description NH c. 736 890

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dornoch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH78NW 15 c. 736 890

For Skibo Castle (NH 73624 89052) and associated buildings, see NH78NW 13.00.

A stone cist, containing fragments of a human skeleton in a crouched position, was found about 1903 by workmen excavating a sand-pit near Skilbo Castle. The bones were later placed in a coffin and buried in the churchyard.

W Calder 1949.

Find-spot not located; no further information.

Visited by OS (E G C) 8 June 1963.

No change

Visited by OS (J M) 10 December 1980.


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