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Cist(S) (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel(S)

Site Name Furnace

Classification Cist(S) (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel(S)

Alternative Name(s) Furnace Quarry

Canmore ID 23406

Site Number NN00SW 3

NGR NN 028 001

NGR Description NN c. 028 001

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Inveraray
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN00SW 3 c. 028 001

(? NN 028 001) Two food vessels were found in cists when stripping turf to enlarge the quarry. The site has been quarried away. The food vessels are in the collection at Inveraray Castle.

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

An accurate find spot for these cists could not be ascertained by local enquiries. The finds are still in Inveraray Castle.

Visited by OS (R D) 13 October 1971.

NN c. 028 001. During turf-stripping operations at Furnace Quarry, two cists containing Food Vessels were discovered (Campbell and Sandeman 1964); the site has subsequently been quarried away, and the date of the discovery has not been recorded, but both Food Vessels are preserved in the Inverary Castle collection.

RCAHMS 1988.


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