MHG24755 - Various Metal Detecting Finds - Burghfield


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Metal detecting by Mike Gallon- medieval Dornoch
List of small finds from area in associated documents
IMAG Entry No 1086/1088
Date 11/1996

Assorted metal objects found whilst metal detecting in this area.
Sunnybank - NH 798903
Burghfield - NH 795900
Finds held at IMAG, found Jan - Mar 1998.
J Aitken : 19/12/00.

A collection of metal-detecting finds. Findspot NGR: c NH 793903 and NH 798903. Location: Burghfield, Balloan & Sunnybank. Found over the summer 2001.
IMAG Entry No: 1755, Date: 06/09/2001. Comments: Finds held at IMAG. Notification of finds for consideration by Treasure Trove Panel.
Finds include copper, bronze, lead and iron objects. Buckles, brooches, toys, pins etc.
See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 05/12/01.

Various finds from metal detecting across several fields on the outskirts of Dornoch have been found between 1995-2001. See associated documents for lists of small finds from Sunnybank (under Burghfield NH795 900).
See also MHG14573, MHG22707, MHG24754, MHG29344, MHG29345, MHG46251 and MHG47830 for other locations referred to in the associated documents.
GW 30/05/2019

NH 798 903; NH 793 903; NH 795 900 (centre) Collection of lead, silver and copper-alloy objects found by metal detecting, on sites explored in previous years (see Weeks and Gallon 1998). Finds include buckles, seals and mounts of medieval and post-medieval date, and seem indicative of a market site in the area.
P Weeks and M Gallon 1999

Sources/Archives (0)



Grid reference Centred NH 7949 9000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (11)

  • STRAP END (Undated)
  • STRAP FITTING (Undated)
  • BUCKLE (Undated)
  • COIN (Undated)
  • RING (Undated)
  • BROOCH (Undated)
  • SPINDLE WHORL (Undated)
  • PIN (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (2)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.