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Loch Fithie

Cist (Period Unassigned), Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Loch Fithie

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 33780

Site Number NO45SE 34

NGR NO 4833 5125

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Forfar
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO45SE 34 4833 5125.

(NO 4833 5125) A short cist was found on 30 May 1954 while excavating a gravel ridge at Loch Fithie. It lay 186' N of the junction of two paths. The cist contained no bones.

A stone axe was found on 1 June 1954 close to the cist, but not in it. The axe is now in Dundee Museum.

Information from F T Wainwright 28 May 1958.

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