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Gallows Hill

Human Remains (Period Unknown)

Site Name Gallows Hill

Classification Human Remains (Period Unknown)

Canmore ID 15554

Site Number NH95NW 26

NGR NH 9309 5560

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 26 931 556.

NH931 556. Human Bones found here. Whilst trenching at several places on the top of Gallows Hill, the farmer has come across human bones. These are usually buried in Dead Wood (NH 916 548).

Name Book 1869


Field Visit (April 1978)

Gallows Hill NH 931 556 NH95NW

The discovery of human bones is recorded in this area which is now in a dense plantation.

RCAHMS 1978, visited April 1978

Name Book, Nairnshire, no. 3, p. 35


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