MHG60626 - Harness Pendant - Cromarty


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Medieval copper-alloy shield-shaped harness pendant with heraldic arms. The arms are Chequy, but no trace of enamelling or gilding/silvering survives.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 159/17) and allocated to the National Museums of Scotland. <1>

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a shield shaped Cu alloy harness pendant with suspension loop. The front is decorated with a check pattern, the raised parts have been painted red. Plain on the back. Length (incl. loop) 28mm, width 15mm. <2>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the harness pendant is held by Treasure Trove. GW 24/07/20

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7900 6700 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • HARNESS PENDANT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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