MHG61026 - Stone Objects - Melvich


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished stone axehead from Melvich, Sutherland, was acquired by the NMS in 1922. It is described in the NMS catalogue as well polished; the chipped parts have been filled cement. Acc. No. AF 666. <1>

A macehead, found near Melvich, is listed in the Caithness Horizons catalogue under Acc. No. ARC5. Also listed from Melvich is a stone ball (ARC1005). <2>

The precise findspots are unknown. Grid reference is indicative of Melvich area only. GW 23/03/2020

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 8800 6400 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC86SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish FARR

Finds (3)

  • MACE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
  • STONE BALL (Undated)
  • POLISHED AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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