MHG24757 - Sporran Mount - Inverlael


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (18th Century - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A copper alloy hinged C-shaped ? Purse fitting with embossed decoration and attached fragment of twine. Found near ruined croft at Inverlael on the north side of Loch Broom, by metal detecting 1994-6.
See asoc. Docs file.
J Aitken 24/01/01.

Later identified as an 18th Century child's bronze sporran mount. Allocated by Treasure Trove (TT 27/96) to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. Acc. No. 1997.500. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 1850 8580 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH18NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

Finds (1)

  • MOUNT (18th Century - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

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