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Cairn (Period Unassigned), Beaker, Sword (Bronze)

Site Name Memsie

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned), Beaker, Sword (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Cairn Of Memsie

Canmore ID 20809

Site Number NJ96SE 14

NGR NJ 97 62

NGR Description NJ c. 97 62

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Rathen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ96SE 14 c. 97 62.

A Cb beaker (Mitchell 1934) and an Late Bronze Age sword (Coles 1962) were found under a tumulus at Memsie some years before 1849.

They were donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS 1849) but do not figure in the catalogue. (NMAS 1892)

(See NJ96SE 1 - Cairn of Memsie, etc. - for other burials in area).

D Wilson 1863; M E C Mitchell 1934; J M Coles 1962; NMAS 1849; 1892.


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