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Balintore

Cist (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balintore

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 15247

Site Number NH87NE 13

NGR NH 8617 7578

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NH87NE 13 8617 7578.

NH 865 757. Cist, Balintore: This cist was found in 1976; it measured 0.92m by 0.45m and contained two inhumations, the primary being an adult and the secondary a child. It has been destroyed. (For other burials in this area, see NH87NE 5, NH87NE 8, NH87NE 10, NH87NE 11. )

RCAHMS 1979.

The precise find-spot of the cist was pointed out on the ground at NH 8617 7578 by Mr Campbell, headmaster of Hilton School, who saw the cist in situ. The contents have been removed to Inverness Museum.

Visited by OS (N K B) 9 June 1981.

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