MHG60717 - Mixed Metal Detector Finds - Wester Kerrowgair


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Eight objects of medieval or later date, including:
Romanesque style zoomorphic strapend probably used for attaching to a leather strap for fastening a prayer book. Most of these animal-headed strapends have been found on church or abbey sites although there is no church of this date in the immediate vicinity of the findspot.
17th century Jew's Harp, a fragment of medieval annular brooch, and two 17th century buckles.
Claimed as Treasure Trove case TT 87/07 and allocated to Inverness Museum. Ex gratia award £110.
Information from TTU (SC), 17 February 2014

The finds are listed under the Acc. Nos. 2008.034.001-008. See attached TT report. <1> <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 7500 5200 (60m by 60m)
Map sheet NH75SE
Civil Parish PETTY
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (6)

  • STRAP END (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • JEWS HARP (17th Century - 1601 AD to 1700 AD)
  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUCKLE (16th Century to 17th Century - 1501 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CASTING WASTE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Undated)

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