MHG60691 - Annular Brooch and Buckle - North Kessock


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Information from the Treasure Trove database describes a medieval copper alloy annular brooch discovered during metal detecting and submitted to TT in 2015 (TT 186/15). Small with square section and rounded corners. Incised grooves at each quarter. Pin missing. 30.4mm x 3mm. Allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. <1>

A medieval copper alloy annular buckle is also recorded in the Treasure Trove database, found by metal detecting at Drumderfit. Complete with transverse ridge, it has been dated to 13th-15th centuries. It was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 10/07) and allocated to Groam House Museum. See attached TT report. <1> <2>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A more detailed grid reference and precise placename is held by Treasure Trove. GW 03/07/20

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 6500 5100 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH65SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish KNOCKBAIN

Finds (2)

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • BUCKLE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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