MHG29495 - Millstone, Achmore

Summary

Millstone or possible quern found at Achmore.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to 18th Century - 4000 BC? to 1800 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possibly a hand quern or a stone from a small horizontal mill. The stone was passed to the Inverness Museum.
Contact: Dr. L. B. Bartlet.
See assoc. docs. File. <1>

The entry form at Inverness Museum records this object as '1 millstone, found along from drive at head of glen at Achmore. Burn at Achmore is possible site of old mill. Neolithic burial ground two fields down from house. Taken to Highland Archaeology Service on Friday 23 June 2000 by Dr Bartlett'. It was returned to the finder in March 2001. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8579 3349 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG83SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish LOCHALSH

Finds (1)

  • QUERN? (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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