MHG59165 - Pinhead - Roundhouse, Dirr Wood, Dores


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sunflower shaped pinhead was found in 2012 in the wall of a roundhouse near to the site of the Baile-a-Chladaich hoard (see MHG59131) although it is not considered to be part of this hoard. It was allocated by Treasure Trove (TT 151/13) to Inverness Museum. This pinhead was catalogued and photographed 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 assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <1>

The pin is listed under Acc. No. 2017.011 in the Inverness Museum catalogue. <2>

GIS spatial data based on approximate four figure grid reference only. GW 03/01/19

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 5800 3200 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

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

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