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Cinerary Urn (Bronze Age)

Site Name Auldearn

Classification Cinerary Urn (Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 15543

Site Number NH95NW 16

NGR NH 919 554

NGR Description NH c. 919 554

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH95NW 16 c. 919 554

A cinerary urn found 'in Auldearn' is in the Falconer Museum, Forres. Its label states that it is for containing cremated bones which may imply that it was not found in association with cremated bones.

I C Walker 1967

No further information.

Visited by OS (RL) 11 December 1970.


Field Visit (11 December 1970)

No further information.

Visited by OS (RL) 11 December 1970.

Note (1978)

Auldearn NH c. 919 554 NH95NW 16

A Cinerary Urn now in Forres Museum is reported to have been found 'in Auldearn' and may indicate the site of a burial.


Walker 1966, 120-1

External Reference (2012)

This cannot be located in Falconer Museum, Auldearn, and the Museum does not know its whereabouts.

Information from the Auldearn Community Timeline Project, 2012


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