MHG2655 - Iron Axe and Sickle - Loch Nam Bonnach


Findspot of an iron axe and a portion of gold sickle. Neither survive.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

In the early 19th century an iron axe with the handle, and a portion of a gold (?) sickle were dug out of the moss a little to the W of Loch-nam-Bonnach. The axe and handle are alleged to have "crumbled away in the light and air" and the sickle was lost.
T D Wallace 1886

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Grid reference Centred NH 4700 4699 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44NE
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (2)

  • SICKLE (Undated)
  • AXEHEAD (Undated)

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