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Springhill, Rogart

Bog Burial (Medieval)

Site Name Springhill, Rogart

Classification Bog Burial (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Knockan

Canmore ID 5982

Site Number NC70SW 27

NGR NC 73 03

NGR Description NC c. 73 03

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Rogart
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland


Field Visit (18 May 1981)

Finds still in Dunrobin Museum.

Visited by OS (N K B) 18 May 1981.

Reference (1995)

Listed in R C Turner's (1995) Gazetteer of Bog Bodies in the British Isles (72/1).

Desk Based Assessment

NC70SW 27 c. 73 03.

A grave found on the moor at Springhill, Rogart (NC 73 03) in 1876 contained a body with a possibly Medieval woven shirt, a brogue and a cord, which, together with a plait of hair from the body are in Dunrobin Museum (Accession no 1876.3).

Palace of History 1911; A S Henshall 1954; Information from TS Catalogue of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall.

Information from OS

Sources: Palace of History 1911; A S Henshall 1954


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