MHG61499 - Annular Brooch and Button - Culbokie


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The terminal end of a fragment of a large annular brooch was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 223/16) and allocated to Inverness Museum. The brooch had a flat, broad frame which was engraved with a geometric decoration on both sides. The recess terminal had been mended using a copper alloy plate and iron pin.
A Napoleonic military button was also submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 222/16), listed only as from Culbokie. It may therfore be from the same spot, or closeby, to the brooch fragment. The button was also allocated to Inverness Museum. <1>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the brooch is held by Treasure Trove. GW 10/07/20

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Grid reference Centred NH 6200 6100 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

Finds (2)

  • ANNULAR BROOCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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