MHG11734 - Axe, Balvraid Wood


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Some years ago a stone hatchet was found in the burn flowing through the Balvraid Wood, about one mile from its mouth near Skelbo Castle - A polished stone was found at the same time and in the same place, but it was thrown back into the burn, and has not since been recovered.
J M Davidson 1948.

No further information. Visited by OS (A A) 24 March 1971.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7700 9400 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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