MHG61526 - Metal Objects - Tomich


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

3 objects from separate locations near Tomich were claimed by Treasure Trove and allocated to Inverness Museum:

TT 25/17: A post-medieval shoulder belt plate. This was oval in shape and stamped with the motif of Thistle surmounted by Crown with lettering of the Fort William Volunteers. There were 3 scars on reverse indicating prongs and it had possible traces of gilt. It measured 70.5mm by 54.4mm by 1.5mm.
Under the same number was a post-medieval button with a rose, thistle and crown and the lettering GBF. It measured 22.9mm.
TT 158/17: 18th century silver cuff link joined together bu a single chain. Each was incised with D:C and what looked like a bird's foot. One of the loops was bent and they were well worn with lots of scratching to the surface. They measured 19 by 16mm and the link was 19mm. <1>

Four figure reference given is marginal. Full grid references for the three objects are held by Treasure Trove. GW 18/07/20

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 3000 2600 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH32NW
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (3)

  • SHOULDER PLATE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CUFF LINK (18th Century - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (0)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.