Excavations at the Catstane, Midlothian 1977

Trevor Cowie (Author)

D A Lunt (Contributor)

A Young (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Bone, Graves, Long Cist Burials, Cemetery
Period(s):
19th Century, 5th Century

Abstract


NT 148743. Excavation around the Catstane confirmed disturbance at its foot and revealed long cist burials arranged to respect a space 7-8m diameter round the stone. Results of excavating 52 graves to E and SE of the stone failed to correlate with the 19th century excavation report, and bone preservation was poor. A 5th century start for the cemetery is suggested. A R

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Published
30-11-1978
How to Cite
Cowie, T., Lunt, D. A., & Young, A. (1978). Excavations at the Catstane, Midlothian 1977. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 109, 166-201. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9000
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