MHG300 - Bloomery, Lochan Na Ceardaich


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Type and Period (2)

  • BLOOMERY (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) BRONZE WORKING SITE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small bloomery was revealed by forest ploughing. From adjoining furrows came four sherds of pottery, several flint flakes, iron nails and part of a crucible with bronze slag adhering.
Find in NMAS.
J Kirby 1983.

The NMS catalogue lists finds from Achnanellan, discovered during forestry ploughing near the bloomery site, which are likely to be those from this site. These comprise fragment of bloomery slag (HR 1603), crucibles (HR 1604-05), flint flakes (HR 1606, 1609, 1610, 1614) and furnace lining (HR 1615). They were gifted to the NMS in 1978. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NM 7549 6790 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM76NE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (6)

  • CRUCIBLE (Undated)
  • SLAG (Undated)
  • NAIL (Undated)
  • FLAKE (Undated)
  • VESSEL (Undated)

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