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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

Sources/Archives (5)



Grid reference Centred NG 8703 3760 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG83NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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