MHG60635 - Metal Detector Finds - Rosemarkie


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small medieval and post-medieval assemblage of three copper-alloy objects: a medieval harness-mount, hanger, with three arms for suspending (now missing) mounts and decorated with a sexfoil motif in blue enamel; a cast copper alloy open work heart-shaped brooch topped with a stylised crown; a post-medieval double looped buckle with pin in situ.
Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 141/17) and allocated to National Museums of Scotland. <1>

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a MD assemblage with 3 objects: 1 heart brooch complete with small pin, 32x21mm. 1 double looped buckle with pin, incised lines in the middle of outer edge of each loop, 52mmx38mm. 1 horse harness fitting dectorated with blue enamel, fittings for 3 pendants, perforated top & mid 45x43mm. They were found in a diagonal line that crosses Rosemarkie road from NE water treatment works to SW Eden Lodge. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7300 5700 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH75NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (3)

  • HARNESS FITTING (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • BROOCH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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