MHG35891 - Rockshelter - Toscaig 10


A hammerstone was found in a rockshelter during the Scotland's First Settlers Project.

Type and Period (2)

  • ROCK SHELTER (Mesolithic to 19th Century - 8000 BC? to 1900 AD?)
  • FINDSPOT (Mesolithic to 19th Century - 8000 BC? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

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NG73NW 10 7211 3975
The following site was recorded between January and September 1999 as part of the Scotland's First Settlers Project. A full report has been lodged with the NMRS.
NG 7211 3975 Toscaig 10 Rock shelter.
B Finlayson, K Hardy and C Wickham-Jones 1999

A rockshleter was investigated during the Scotland's First Settlers Project in 1999. A plain hammerstone was found, comprising a rounded cobblestone with some pecking at the ends. Tools like this hammerstone might have been in use at any time up to and including the present day. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 7211 3975 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG73NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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