MHG4154 - Animal Horn, Wooden Objects and Bog Butter - Ballachulish Moss


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ballachulish peat-moss is centred at NN 054 604; otherwise no further information.
Visited by OS (R L) 6 May 1970.

From Ballachulish peat-moss, ox and deer horns of large size, casks of 'bog butter', wooden basins, platters and bowls have been found from time to time, the 'bog-butter' casks being always hollowed out of solid block of wood.
J Stewart 1888.

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Grid reference Centred NN 054 603 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN06SE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (7)

  • BARREL (Undated)
  • PLATTER (Undated)
  • BOWL (Undated)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BASIN (Undated)
  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
  • BOG BUTTER (Undated)

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