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Edinburgh, Cramond Island

Long Cist (Early Medieval)

Site Name Edinburgh, Cramond Island

Classification Long Cist (Early Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) 'On [the] West Side Of Cramond Island Near The Shore'; Firth Of Forth; Forth Estuary

Canmore ID 50403

Site Number NT17NE 24

NGR NT 19 78

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17NE 24 19 78

Long cist found c.1941 on W side of Cramond Island near the shore. (Reported 1957)

NMAS 6" record sheet.

No further information.

Visited by OS (JP) 19 August 1974.

Found c 1941 near the shore on the west coast, but not reported until 1957. This site could not be located.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 1996.


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