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Cist (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mybster

Classification Cist (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 8341

Site Number ND15SE 7

NGR ND 1644 5292

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND15SE 7 1644 5292

(ND 1644 5292) Cist found AD 1867 (NAT)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1976)

A stone cist about 5ft long and 'of the usual description' was found during ploughing in 1867 by Mr Sutherland of Mybster Inn. It contained human remains.

Name Book 1872

No further information.

Visited by OS (N K B) 8 November 1965

Stone cist, Mybster. Dimensions: 2 x 1m. This survives as a fragmented structure, a central stone-kerbed area surrounded by an outer ring of stones 0.8m wide. Orientated E-W.

R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995


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