MHG29345 - Metal-detecting finds, Spoil Heaps (Dornoch)


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1560 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

Various finds from metal detecting across several fields on the outskirts of Dornoch have been found between 1995-1998. See associated documents for lists of small finds from Sunnybank (under Spoil Heaps NH 795 894 and NH 796895 (spoil heap site)).
See also MHG14573, MHG22707, MHG24754, MHG29344, MHG24755, MHG46251 and MHG47830 for other locations referred to in the associated documents.
GW 30/05/2019

NH 797 903 and NH 796 895 (centres) A collection of metal objects of medieval and post-medieval date were found by a metal detectorist at several locations around Dornoch. The artefacts range from buckles, brooches and pins, to seals, seal matrices and horse harness equipment.
P Weeks and M Gallon 1998

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Grid reference Centred NH 7949 8939 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (6)

  • COIN (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1899 AD)
  • TRUMPET BROOCH (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)
  • BROOCH (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2400 BC? to 1900 AD?)
  • BUCKLE (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2400 BC to 1900 AD)
  • ASSEMBLAGE (Early Bronze Age to 19th Century - 2400 BC to 1900 AD)
  • TRUMPET BROOCH (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)

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