MHG32130 - Neolithic Axe, Ord Place, Lairg


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Axe reported from back garden of bungalow in Ord Place, where it backs onto the Ferrycroft Centre (c 1999?).
4.2003 the axe still held in the Centre, photographed by HAW. Probably local stone, so too hard for smooth polishing. Slightly irregular in shape and "cutting" edge not very thin c 7"" long (see scale on photos). - HAW 4/2003

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Grid reference Centred NC 5798 0612 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

Finds (1)

  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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