Rathlin Island (Church Bay)
Cist graves
A salvage excavation was organised to examine an area threatened by gravel-quarrying. The site is at the edge of an extensive but ill-defined area of cist burials, with a standing stone to the NW. A number of Bronze Age and Viking Age graves were uncovered during gravel excavation, and the excavation located two inhumation cist burials containing sherds of food vessels,
Wiggins, K. (1988) ‘Keeping ahead of the quarrying’, Hamlin, A. & Lynn, C.J. (eds) Pieces of (lie Past, HMSO.
K. Wiggins, for DoE

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