MHG60609 - Dolphin Brooch - Ospisdale


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Romano-British ‘dolphin’ brooch was found during metal detecting near Ospisdale. Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 156/13), allocated to Dornoch History Links. <1>

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a Romano-british copper alloy sprung dolphin brooch. Pin missing and slight trace of silvering. See attached Treasure Trove artefact report. <2> <3>

Historylinks museum Acc. No. 2014_043_14. <4>

This brooch is pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, No. 12175. See link below. <5>

Sources/Archives (5)



Grid reference Centred NH 7173 8955 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CREICH

Finds (1)

  • DOLPHIN BROOCH (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (2)

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