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[Cairn Greg continued] [continued from page 23]
Linlathen. When all these stones which formed the cairn were taken away, about the year 1831, Mr Erskine, the proprietor, and a friend of his, for the purpose satisfying curiosity, had the site excavated and, at the distance of about six feet from the surface they discovered an article, which, from the dimensions would appear to be rather in the form of a chest than a coffin, composed of six flags the dimensions of which are as follows
Two, top & bottom, 4ft [feet] long by 3ft [feet] wide, each
Two, for the sides, 4ft [feet] long 3¼ft [feet] deep, each
Two, for the ends 3ft [feet] wide by 3¼ft [feet] deep each
The position of this coffin, if it may be so called, lying in length was from east to west, and in the east
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Sheet 50 No 16 Trace 5 -- Parish of Monifieth -- Described by John Kiernan R Eng [Royal Engineers]

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