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Oronsay, 'cnoc Coig'

Midden (Period Unassigned), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Site Name Oronsay, 'cnoc Coig'

Classification Midden (Period Unassigned), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Canmore ID 37818

Site Number NR38NE 6

NGR NR 3605 8857

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

C14 Radiocarbon Dating


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Colonsay And Oronsay
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR38NE 6 3605 8857.

(Area NR 362 885 ) Kitchen-midden discovered 1971. (Probably Medieval - see NR38NE 12).

P Mellars and S Payne 1971

NR 3605 8857: A grass-covered shell mound, measuring 30.0m E-W by 20.0m and up to 1.8m high. The excavation trenches have been backfilled.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (DWR) 18 April 1974.


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