MHG61510 - Brooch Pin and Shoulder Belt Plate - Muir of Ord


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two objects from the same field were submitted to Treasure Trove and allocated to Inverness Museum. The first of these was a very worn silver Highland brooch pin (TT 179/16), and the second was a Napoleonic shoulder belt plate (TT 215/16). This was oval with rear affixing rivets and hook. It was stamped with the inscription CAMERO../2nd BATTN/79/HIGHLANDERS and ther was an engraved crown sitting above the 2nd Battalion. It measured 69.4mm x 54.5mm x 2.3mm. Date c. 1804. <1>

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

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Grid reference Centred NH 5200 4900 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH54NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URRAY

Finds (2)

  • BROOCH PIN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SHOULDER PLATE (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

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