MHG61394 - Toy Axehead - Dores


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Treasure Trove database records two objects found by metal detecting at Dores (TT 324/12). One is lead alloy toy axe, shaft now missing. It is an unsually large example and is a copy of the standard wood working axe of the post-medieval period. It was allocated to Inverness Museum. See attached TT artefact report. <1> <2>

Listed under Acc. Nos. 2013.023.002 in the IMAG catalogue. <3>

See MHG61393 for other object.

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the toy axe is held by Treasure Trove. GW 17/07/20

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 6000 3500 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63NW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • TOY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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