MHG36180 - Stone Axehead - Guisachan House


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH22NE 16 c. 2848 2538

For Guisachan House (NH 2873 2525) and associated buildings, see NH22NE 7.00.

The discovery of a 'stone axehead' is recorded about 210m NW of Guisachan House (NH22NE 7.00). It was found in gravel which had been disturbed by the fall of a large alder tree, and is in course of Treasure Trove processing by the National Museum of Scotland (NMS).
[Location indicated by Mr Grant on map enclosed with letter].
Information from Mr Stuart Grant, Tomich, Cannich, Inverness-shire (per Mr T Cowie, Dept of Archaeology, Royal Museum of Scotland [RMS]), 1 September 2000.
NMRS, MS/807/2.

MHG38040 is likely to be a duplicate record, with both referring to the discovery of the same axehead. If they are, the axehead in this record is the same that was allocated to Treasure Trove (TT 29/00) and allocated to Inverness Museum (Acc. No. 2001.023). GW 18/02/20

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Grid reference Centred NH 2847 2537 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH22NE
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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