Latest find is thought to be even older than six burials previously found

Seventh grave discovered at Skye Bronze Age dig site

Published: 23/12/2009

A seventh grave has been discovered at a prehistoric burial ground being excavated on Skye.

The discovery was made by a team of archeologists working close to Armadale pier on the Sleat peninsula.

Six slab-lined graves and numerous cremation pits were previously unearthed on the house-building plot in October. Excavations began on a second area of the site this month after the removal of overhead power lines.

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