MHG61402 - Plaid Pin - Laggan


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A bronze pin, possibly medieval, was found in the ground at Laggan before 1954. It is within the Highland Folk Museum collection, under Acc. No. NGA.0014. It is described as 185mm long and in poor condition. <1>

There is some correspondance about the pin from 1998 within Inverness Museum Archive Files. It is described as a plaid pin, and appeared to have been on loan to NMS around 20 years ago, although it was confirmed that it was now with in the Kingussie Folk Museum. One letter refers to tit as from Loch Laggan, and the other refers to it as from the River Pattack. <2>

Grid reference has been approximated to the area when the River Pattack meets Loch Laggan, based on the three locations above. It does not represent the true findspot which is unknown. GW 10/12/19

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NN 5450 8950 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN58NW
Civil Parish LAGGAN

Finds (1)

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

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