MHG18619 - Findspot of strap end from Ashaig, Skye


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A finely decorated bronze strap-end was found by Martin Wildgoose, Dunan, in a rabbit scrape in the churchyard at Ashaig. The strap-end is elaborately decorated on both sides with pellet, interlace and foliate based designs, suggesting an 11th century AD date. It has been deposited with Dualchas, Skye and Lochalsh Museums Service. Accn No: 1994.1.
Sponsors: Dualchas, Skye & Lochalsh District Council & Museums Service, National Museum of Antiquities.
Dualchas 1994g.

Within the Skye and Localsh Archive Centre. Acc. No. 1994.1. <1>

This strap end is pictured on Am Baile. See links below. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6869 2420 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

Finds (1)

  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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