MHG1780 - EBA Flat Axehead - Stemster


Findspot of Bronze Age flat axe.

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

An Early Bronze Age flat axe (Type Ba) was found at Stemster (ND 17 62) and was reported to Callander by Mrs Duff-Dunbar of Ackergill about 1933.
J G Callander 1933; J M Coles 1971.

1933 Mrs Duff-Dunbar now deceased.

(Flat axe of Migdale type: location cited as 'Caithness (?)'). Flat axe, green, pitted, most of the patina removed; length 107mm, butt 29mm, cutting edge 52mm, weight 232 gms. Collection of Mrs May, Stemster House, Bower, Caithness.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred ND 1699 6199 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND16SE
Civil Parish BOWER
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

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

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