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Costerton Mains, Blackshiels

Identifier: MEL8574 · Date: Cist · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT46SW 13 4320 6260

In 1934 a cist was found about 180m W of Costerton Mains steading. It contained a tripartite Food Vessel decorated with horizontal and vertical lines of impressed cord (RMS,E...

Bleak Law, Saughland

Identifier: MEL8578 · Date: Cist · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT46SW 20 c. 424 614

In the 1820s two cists and seven urns were found in a 'tumulus' known as 'Black-law Knoll' on the farm of Saughland. One of the cists contained an inhumation, and the urns h...

Longfaugh

Identifier: MEL8612 · Date: Cist · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT46SW 60 c. 41 61

In 1856 the Earl of Stair referred to the discovery of several cists near Longfaugh, not far from the place where a Roman patera was found (NT 4130 6198; see NT46SW 7). Each c...

Harle Rigging

Identifier: MEL8624 · Date: Cist · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT46SW 9 4003 6141

See also NT46SW 60.

The Name Book records the discovery of a large cist containing ashes on the hill known as Harle Rigging. It was built of red sandstone flags and measured ...