Cist, Food Vessel
- Council Scottish Borders, The
- Parish Eddleston
- Former Region Borders
- Former District Tweeddale
- Former County Peebles-shire
NT24NW 16 2388 4776.
(NT 2388 4776) Short Cist found AD 1929 (NAT)
OS 6" map (1966)
A cist containing a food vessel was found in 1929 when ploughing about 350 yds SSW of Darnhall farm steading, on the S shoulder of a slight ridge, and about 800 yds SE of NT24NW 15. It measured about 3' by 1'6" by 1'4" deep, oriented N-S. The food vessel is in the National Museum of Antiquties of Scotland (NMAS, Accession no:
J G Callander 1930; RCAHMS 1967
NT 2388 4776. The site of the cist was pointed out by Mr R W Sime (Darnhall Mains) who saw it in situ.
Visited by OS (WDJ) 8 May 1962
No further information
Visited by OS (DWR) 24 April 1971