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Ancient Remains at Blantyre 1939

DISCOVERY IN PLOUGHED FIELD. TRACTOR HITS STONE CIST AND SEPULCHURAL URN- APRIL 1939. An 1939 accident led to the discovery at Coatshill Farm, Blantyre, of an ancient stone cist of coffin containing a partially ornamented urn of primitive design. On the site of what is today, Bellairs Place, The Hamilton Advertiser covered the event on 29/4/1939 commenting; “The farm, […]