MHG24756 - Polished Stone Axehead, Burghfield


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH 795 900 A polished stone axehead, with bevelled edges and no high gloss. It is made from brown/grey rock and is 101.5mm long by 55.5mm broad by 28mm thick. <1>

Submitted to Treasure Trove in 1997 (TT 33/97) and allocated to Inverness Museum. It is listed under Acc. No. 1998.004 in the IMAG catalogue. <2> <3>

Photographs of the axehead are held within Inverness Museum archive files. <4>

The axehead is on display at Historylinks Museum (2019) having been loaned from Inverness Museum. Acc. No. 1998.004. <5>

Sources/Archives (5)



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

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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