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Site of ELSPET'S CAIRN (Site of)
Elspet's Cairn
Mr James Mortimer
Mr George Watt
045 On the farm of Irelandbrae And on a hill of Considerable elevation, Mr James Mortimer, in 1849 whilst trenching out Elspet's Cairn came upon a stone Cist, it was laid about east & west and contained a skull and two urns:
STONE CIST, URNS AND CELTS FOUND HERE [Elspet's Cairn] Stone Cist. Urns and Celts found here A.D. 1849 Mr James Mortimer
Mr George Hall
045 The urns were beautifully carved and were filled with burnt wood and bones. They were 9"[inches] deep and 6" [inches] across the mouth. The bottoms of which were uppermost. There was also found two Celts, About 6" [inches] long and 3" [inches] across the mouth.
ARROWHEADS FOUND HEREABOUT [nr Elspet's Cairn] Arrowheads found hereabout Mr James Mortimer
Mr George Watt
045 A considerable number of Arrow Heads have from time to time been found near the Cairn.

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