Crinan Ferry Rock Shelter, North Knapdale, Argyll and Bute


NGR: NR 799 938

NMR: NR79SE 22

Canmore: 39174

Excavation: R.J. Mapleton, 1880; M. Campbell & M. Sandeman, 1959 .

Curation: Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum.

Burials: MNI: 2+

Finds: Beaker pottery, worked flint, animal bones.

Date: Early Bronze Age (2).

14C: -

Bibliography:

Campbell, M. & Sandeman, M.L.S. (1961-2) Mid Argyll: a field survey of the historic and prehistoric monuments. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 95: 1-125.

Mapleton, R.J. (1880-1) Notice of the examination of a cist, on the banks of the River Add, at Crinan, Argyllshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 15: 103-104.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (1988) Argyll, an Inventory of the Monuments: Mid Argyll and Cowal, Prehistoric and Early Historic Monuments. RCAHMS, Edinburgh.

Tolan-Smith, C. (2001) The Caves of Mid Argyll: an Archaeology of Human Use. SAS Monograph Series 20. Edinburgh.

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