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STONE CISTS FOUND HERE A.D. 1859 [South Middlethird] Stone Cists found here (A.D. 1859) Pratts Buchan
A.F. Douglas Esq. Haddo House
Mr. John Thomson
029 In 1859 a fine specimen of a stone coffin was laid bare by some workmen who were digging for sand on the site of Rotten Cairn it contained a human Skeleton lying almost north and south a few years after another coffin was found about 2 feet and a half by 2 feet the head pointed towards the north west ant [and] the foot south east it contained an urn with burnt bones and ashes.

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