MHG60610 - Toggle - Milton
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
An Iron Age copper-alloy toggle was found during metal detecting near Garguston. It is a dumb-bell shape with collars between a concave central channel. L 15mm. The type dates to c200 BC – AD 200. Later prehistoric settlement is known from cropmarks in the vicinity. Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 30/14), allocated to Inverness Museum. <1>
Information from the Treasure Trove database (TT 30/14) describes a small dumbell toggle 14.62mm x 6.8mm with moulded collar decoration bellow dumbell terminals. It was allocated to Inverness Museum and is listed under Acc. No. 2015.009. <2> <3>
Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR and precise placename for the toggle is held by Treasure Trove. GW 17/07/20
- --- SHG28371 Collection: Inverness Museum. 2019. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery Archive Files. 2015.009.
- <1> SHG28245 Text/Publication/Article: Hunter, F. 2014. Killearnan, Garguston, Metal detector find, Discovery Excav Scot, New, vol. 15. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 109-10. Online. pp. 109-10.
- <2> SHG28208 Dataset/Database File: Treasure Trove. 2019. Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 30/14. XY
- <3> SHG28370 Text/Record Form: Treasure Trove. 2019. Treasure Trove Artefact Reports for Highland Area 1994-2018. Treasure Trove. Digital. TT 30/14.
- <4> SHG25836 Collection/Catalogue: Inverness Museum & Art Gallery. Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers. 2015.009.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5700 5000 (20m by 20m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- TOGGLE (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/351669/garguston (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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