MHG54295 - Findspot of gun flint, Woodside Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey
A post medieval gun flint found in a garden.
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A resident of Grantown-on-Spey wrote to the HER in February 2011 enclosing a gun flint that had been found in his next door neighbour's garden. <1> The item is a gun flint from a flintlock rifle, most likely of 18th/19th-century date (pers comm Catharine Niven, Inverness Museum, from description given over the phone). The item has been photographed and returned to the correspondent. <2><3>
The flint was found in the garden of Alltbeag. The item is to be donated to the Grantown-on-Spey Heritage Centre. <4>
- <1> Text/Correspondence: Private individual. 02/2011. Small piece dressed flint - found in Grantown-on-Spey. Yes. Digital.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Tilbury, S. 2009-11. Photographs by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer. Colour. . Digital.
- <3> Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
- <4> Text/Correspondence: Highland Council. 03/2011. Email correspondence between private individual and Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer re flint at Grantown on Spey. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NJ 0323 2741 (20m by 20m)|
|Civil Parish||CROMDALE, INVERALLAN AND ADVIE|
|Geographical Area||BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY|
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