MHG55514 - Findspot of ring brooch, Nethy Bridge

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Norse to Medieval - 1201 AD to 1400 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Copper alloy ring (annular) brooch found by metal-detecting. Tiny, and missing its pin.
The brooch was cast as a blank, and then decorated with paired incised lines each side of the pin rebate and every 90 degrees of the body. In terms of style and appearance it compares to European rather than indigenous styles, and dates to the 13th/14th century. The decoration can be paralleled on similar finds from Easter Ross down through into Aberdeenshire and Angus, and probably represents a regional style.
Information from Treasure Trove Artefact report by Stuart Campbell held at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

Exact findspot not known. Now in Inverness Museum and Art Gallery <1>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference NJ 00 20 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NJ02SW
Civil Parish ABERNETHY AND KINCARDINE
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

Finds (1)

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Norse to Medieval - 1201 AD to 1400 AD)

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