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Cist (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel

Site Name Overlee

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned), Food Vessel

Canmore ID 43858

Site Number NS55NE 8

NGR NS 5763 5720

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Renfrewshire
  • Parish Cathcart (Eastwood)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Eastwood
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS55NE 8 5763 5720.

A cist containing a food vessel filled with ashes was found (in the early 19th century) approximately 200 yds W of Overlee farm (information from Miss L F Chitty, card index). The find spot is near where the underground houses described on NS55NE 11 were found.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845.

Area NS 576 572. The food vessel, approximately 7ins high and 5 1/2ins in diameter, is on display in the Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum. No further information was obtained during field investigation.

Visited by OS (J F C) 26 March 1954.


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