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Winton House

Burial(S) (Period Unassigned), Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Winton House

Classification Burial(S) (Period Unassigned), Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cockenzie

Canmore ID 54948

Site Number NT47NW 37

NGR NT 4024 7562

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

C14 Radiocarbon Dating


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Tranent
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT47NW 37 4024 7562

CEU excavation in advance of construction work.

M Dalland 1988

Burials were discovered during construction work in the grounds of Winton House, Cockenzie. Seven undisturbed inhumations were present, at leat four of which had originally been contained within cists. The latter displayed a variety of construction techniques and alignments. The best preserved example was a flexed inhumation in a short cist made of vertical upright sandstone slabs.

Sponsor SDD HBM-AOC.

M Dalland 1989a.


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