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STONE CIST FOUND A.D. 1861 [Nead-na-feannaige] Stone Coffin
Stone Coffin
Stone Coffin
Mr. M. McInnes, Galmisdale Point
Mr. Donald McPherson Sandavoure
Mr. Duncan McPherson Sandavoure
073 At a point, in wood, about 2 chains N.E. [North East] of Nead na Feannaige an object was discovered nearly 2 ft. [feet] under the surface, which from the manner in which it was constructed is supposed to have been a stone Coffin, It was discovered by workmen while improvements were being made about 15 years ago, It was composed of a number of flat stones placed much in the same manner as those in an ordinary culvert, Its length was about 5 ft. [feet] breadth about 2 ft. [feet] & depth about about 15 inches, It was found to contain nothing beyond a small quantity of what seemed to be dry earth.

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