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Hill Of Milton

Cairn (Prehistoric), Human Remains (Prehistoric), Food Vessel (Pottery)(Bronze Age)

Site Name Hill Of Milton

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric), Human Remains (Prehistoric), Food Vessel (Pottery)(Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 33940

Site Number NO48SE 2

NGR NO 4711 8029

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO48SE 2 4711 8029.

(NO 4711 8029) Cairn (NR)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1972)

A food vessel, found with an unburnt interment in a cist under a cairn on Milton Hill, was purchased for the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) in 1884. (Accession Number: EE 55)

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1884.

This cairn, at NO 4711 8029, measures 11.0m in diameter and is situated on the crest of a saddle. A few large stones are spread around the base of the cairn, denoting a kerb. The cist is still intact.

Visited by OS (J L D) 31 July 1958 and (N K B) 10 November 1967.

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