MHG61309 - MD finds - Opisdale


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

19 objects were found during metal detecting near Ospisdale. Some were disclaimed but others were claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 77/13) and allocated to Dornoch History Links. <1>

Individual grid references are given for the 11 claimed objects in the TT report (TT 77/13). These fall into groups at two locations (see MHG61308 for other location). Those from near Fload comprise a pin with a flat circular head, a 16th century button, a piece of silver casting debris and a rip of copper alloy wire. See attached Treasure Trove artefact report for more details. <2>

Historylinks museum Acc. No. for the objects: 2014_043_04, 2014_043_05, 2014_043_06 and 2014_043_11. They are pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, No. 12165-7 and 12172. Search at link below. <3> <4>

The 11 objects come from separate grid references, but these fall into groups at two locations. One record for each of these locations has been created as an indicative centroid. Individual grid references have been published on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library. GW 19/11/19

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NH 7066 8857 (2m by 2m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH78NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

Finds (4)

  • PIN (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)
  • BUTTON (16th Century to 17th Century - 1501 AD to 1700 AD)
  • CASTING WASTE (Undated)

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