MHG39296 - Lithic scatter, Teanga Fhiadhaich


A lithic scatter on a raised beach, discovered during the Scotland's First Settlers Project.

Type and Period (1)

  • LITHIC SCATTER (Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 8000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Preliminary report by C Wickam-Jones is in associated Documents file. Information and photographs provided by Mr P Swan 17/10/2005. <1>

This site was recorded by the Scotland's First Settlers project in 2002. 13 lithics were found on a raised beach (40m OD). The assemblage included one debitage flake and 12 regular flakes. 11 pieces were quartz with one piece of Rum bloodstone and one of chalcedonic silica. The assemblage suggests prehistoric activity but is not large and has no period specific information. <2>-<5>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9350 4094 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG94SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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