MHG60623 - Fibula Brooch - Golspie


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An unusual Roman brooch fragment was found during metal detecting. It has a flat reeded bow, short wings and a hinged pin in a cylindrical casing. Length 39mm. See DES entry for scale drawing.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 97/16) and allocated to Historylinks Museum, Dornoch. <1>

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a wide body fibula brooch fragment 40.5mm x 26.1mm. See attached Treasure Trove artefact report.<2> <3>

Historylinks museum Acc. No. 2018_038. <4>

This brooch is pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, No. 13772. See link below.<5>

A full GR is held by Treasure Trove. GW 09/07/20

Sources/Archives (5)



Grid reference Centred NH 7890 9860 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish GOLSPIE

Finds (1)

  • BROOCH (Roman - 79 AD to 409 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

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