MHG54574 - Ranachan


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

RCAHMS Canmore description:
NM 7896 6172 – Off-white flint scraper with retouch.
NM 7897 6176 – Several pieces of slag, indicating a bloomery site. Many of the local bloomerys consist of a slight scatter of slag only, and it is assumed that most of the slag was recycled as a flux in the Strontian lead smelter, or in the Bonawe Iron Furnace.
Funder: Sunart Oakwoods Research Group
JE Kirby and M Gascoigne <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NM 7895 6171 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NM76SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (2)

  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Undated)
  • SLAG (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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