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Luffness House

Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Luffness House

Classification Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 55030

Site Number NT48SE 1.01

NGR NT 4748 8044

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT48SE 1.1 4748 8044.

(NT 4748 8044) Two stone slabs 3ft 8 ins long, 1ft 9 ins broad and 5 ins thick lie in the kitchen garden of Luffness House. They are presumed to be covers of cists, of which three were found beneath the floor of the entrance hall of the House.

RCAHMS 1924, visited 1913

No information was obtained regarding the stone slabs or cist covers mentioned by the RCAHMS and their location was not established.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 21 November 1962

No change to the previous field report.

Visited by OS (SFS) 13 August 1975

Three cists were reported to have been found beneath the entrance hall of the house. The stone slab covers were still preserved in 1913.

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

Activities

Field Visit (3 July 1913)

CIST COVERS.

Two stone slabs 3 feet 8inches long, 1 foot 9 inches broad and 5 inches thick lie in the kitchen garden. They are presumed to be covers of cists, of which three were found beneath the floor of the entrance hall.

RCAHMS 1924, visited 3 July 1913.

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