MHG4865 - BA Spearhead, Bracadale


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

(Information contained in letter and annotated 6"map by J Close-Brooks to OS, 18 May 1976) A large, leaf-shaped Bronze Age spearhead was found sticking out of a peat bank about two feet down in the peat about 1972 by Mr A MacDonald, Paisley Hill, Struan, Skye. It was purchased for the NMAS in 1976 (Acc No: DG 114).
J Close-Brook 1978; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1978.

Described in the NMS catalogue asbronze spearhead with a damaged blade and the socket broken off. Listed under Acc. No. DG 114. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 3469 3845 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG33NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

Finds (1)

  • SPEARHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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