1985:18 - Bohullion Upper, Donegal

NMI Burial Excavation Records

County: Donegal Site name: Bohullion Upper

Sites and Monuments Record No.: N/A Licence number:

Author: Mary Cahill, National Museum of Ireland

Site type: Cist

ITM: E 631745m, N 918687m

Latitude, Longitude (decimal degrees): 55.014734, -7.503665

Small rectangular cist composed of slabs of frilled micaschist typical of Inishowen area. One large paving slab on floor. The cist contained two perfect Bowl Food Vessels which had been disturbed but it seems that one was placed at each end of the cist. A cremated burial had been placed on the floor slab but was also very disturbed. The cist measured approximately 1 .27m. X 0.8m. The long axis was orientated E./W. NMI Reg. No. 1984: 129-131. The site was discovered during ploughing.