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Coldingham Loch

Long Cist (Early Medieval)

Site Name Coldingham Loch

Classification Long Cist (Early Medieval)

Canmore ID 59774

Site Number NT86NE 16

NGR NT 8996 6873

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

C14 Radiocarbon Dating

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Coldingham
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT86NE 16 8996 6873.

NT 899 687. A masonry cist containing an inhumation was discovered in a rock-cut pit on a natural shelf about 50m NE of the fort described on NT86NE 12.

RCAHMS 1980, visited February 1980.

NT 8996 6873. The carefully constructed grave was oriented N-S, 1.75m long, 0.5m wide and 0.75m deep. On the longest sides a coursed facing supported the capping lintels. The skeleton of a male was laid prone, head to the S, with both arms flexed and crossed over the chest. There were no grave goods.

I M Smith 1980.

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Visibility: This was the site of an archaeological monument, which may no longer be visible.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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