MHG14043 - Bronze Age axe - Strome Carronach, Locharron
Bronze Age axe found in 1981 at Strome Carronach, Locharron. Now in Inverness Museum.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
A copper-alloy flat axe, found c 1980 above Stromecarronach, by Lochcarron. It is 140mm long by 67mm at the widest point by 10mm at the thickest point. Surface is worn and pitted. <1> <2>
Further details about this axehead were submitted by a visitor to the HER website. This copper alloy flat axehead was discovered by the side of a forest track in August 1981. It is 140mm long x 67mm at its widest point x 10mm at its thickest. The surface is worn and pitted. It is currently at Inverness museum. <3>
This find spot was noted in ARCH's Heritage Along the Kyle Line project in 2012. <4>
The axehead was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 42/99) and allocated to Inverness Museum. <5>
Duplicate records were brought to the attention of the HET and were amended accordingly.
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: Weeks, P. 1999. Locharron (Locharron Parish) - Flat axe. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 58. Paper (Original).
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): B/W Negative. .
- <3> Image/Photograph(s): Swan, P. 2008-11. Photographs of various HER sites submitted by Paul Swan. Colour. Yes. Digital.
- <4> Dataset/Database File: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2010-2012. Heritage Along the Kyle Line. Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). Yes. MDB. Site 17, 18.
- <5> Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 42/99.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8703 3760 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/157693 (View record in CANMORE)
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