MHG61273 - Whorl - Skelbo Castle


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A lead spindle is pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library (No. 13771). It is described as 25mm in diameter, 8mm thick with a central hole 6mm in diameter. It was found during metal detecting in field in front of Skelbo Castle. See link below. <1>

Historylinks Acc.No. 2018_037. <2>

Grid reference is indicative of the general area of the find only as there are several fields around Skelbo and it is unclear which it came from. GW 15/11/19

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7922 9529 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH79NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (1)

  • SPINDLE WHORL (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

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