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Gerston

Long Cist(S) (Early Medieval)

Site Name Gerston

Classification Long Cist(S) (Early Medieval)

Canmore ID 8323

Site Number ND15NW 4

NGR ND 1225 5932

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Halkirk
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

NE15NW 4 1225 5932.

(ND 1225 5932) Long Cists found 1852 (NAT)

OS 6" map, Caithness, 2nd ed., (1970)

Mr B Davidson (of Gerston) found three stone cists, containing human remains, lying parallel to each other. The cists were upwards of 6ft long (see also ND15NW 2 and ND15NW 3 ).

Name Book 1872

No further information.

Visited by OS (JB) 23 December 1981

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