MHG10006 - BA Socketed Axe, opp School Garden, Bonar Bridge
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A socketed bronze axe, 2.5" long found in making a new teeing ground near eighth hole on golf-course, opposite school garden, at Bonar Bridge. It was donated to NMAS by Mr Andrew Urquhart, Schoolhouse, Bonar Bridge. (Acc. No. DE 84 - Squat type).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1921; 1938; J M Coles 1962.
No further information found during field investigation. The golf course is disused and the position opposite the school garden is a football ground. Visited by OS (W D J) 25 May 1963.
(Socketed axe: Kilkerran variant of Dowris type). Single find, from the golf links opposite the school gardens. Socketed axe, brown patina, corroding, untrimmed, apparently miscast (asymmetrical), long haft ribs; length 52mm, mouth 22 x 26mm, cutting ege 38mm, weight 70 gms. NMAS DE 84.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1962. ''Scottish Late Bronze Age metalwork: typology, distributions and chronology'', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 93 1959-60, p.16-134. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 16-134. 74, No. 1.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. DE 84.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 200, no. 1185.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1938. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 72 1937-8, p.8-18, 69-72, 129-36, 178-9, 273-4. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 8-18, 69-72, 129-36, 178-. 164.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1921. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 55 1920-1, p.10-28, 108-10, 150-2, 272-5. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 10-28, 108-10, 150-2, 272. 275.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6162 9170 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/14009 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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