MHG1551 - Pennanular Brooch - Picts House, Shurrery


Findspot of pennanular brooch.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A penannular bronze brooch, 2.6 ins in diameter, less pin, was found about 1887 in a "Pict's house" at Shurreray (Shurrery Lodge: ND 037 562) and donated to the NMAS in 1947 by A D Pilkington (Acc No: FA 94). The ring is very thin, of circular cross-section, and has thicker elongated triangular terminals with faint traces of zoomorphic mouldings.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1949.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0370 5620 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • PENANNULAR BROOCH (Pictish - 300 AD? to 900 AD?)

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