MHG59130 - Socketed Axehead - Tarradale


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH 54 48. Supervised metal detecting of the ploughsoil during the Tarradale Project in 2012 discovered the broken cutting edge of a Late Bronze Age socketed axehead. <1>

This axehead was catalogued as part of the North Kessock & District Local History Society and Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) collaborative 'Feats of Clay' Project, which was focused on Bronze Age metalworking around the Moray Firth. It was to be submitted to Treasure Trove on completion of the Tarradale Project. It was assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <2>

Recorded location is approximate. See NGRs tab for more specific location. GW 18/12/18

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Grid reference Centred NH 5500 4900 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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