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Borthwick

Identifier: MEL8220 · Date: Cairn · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT35NE 13 unlocated.

There were a great many cairns in Borthwick parish. When opened, they were found to contain cists and urns which contained burnt human remains. Cists and urns alone have als...

Shiel Loch, Torcraik

Identifier: MEL8232 · Date: Cairn · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT35NE 7 353 589.

A Food Vessel from Shiel Loch, Torcraik is in the Royal Museum of Scotland [RMS] (EE 10). It was found on the 18th March 1814 in a short cist within a large cairn. Five or six ...

Eweford West

Identifier: MEL7001 · Date: Cremation Cemetery · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Neolithic pits and structures, Bronze Age cremation burials and cairn, Mesolithic microliths, Iron Age cist

Bowerhouse / Bourhouse, Bowerhouses

Identifier: MEL1512 · Date: Findspot · Author: East Lothian Council HER

NT67NE 19 c. 66 76.

The levelling of a 'tumulus' at Bowerhouses (Bourhouse - NT 6665 7658) about 1822 (J Anderson 1886) revealed two urns containing LBA bronze implements, calcined bones and char...

Chapel’s Wass, Dairy Cottages

Identifier: MEL1337 · Date: Cairn · Author: East Lothian Council HER

NT58SW 14 5124 8215.

(NT 5124 8215) Cairn (NR) (site of)
OS 6" map (1968)

A well-preserved tumulus was removed from this spot in 1852, revealing a number of crude 'stone coffins' containing hu...

Point Garry / North Berwick, West Golf Course, West Links

Identifier: MEL1265 · Date: Cairn · Author: East Lothian Council HER

Approximate site of cairn