MHG61527 - Chape - Viewhill, Kincardine Hill


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (16th Century - 1501 AD to 1600 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval copper alloy chape was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 27/95) and allocated to Inverness Museum. It is listed under Acc. No. 1996.007. <1> <2>

Inverness Museum archive files contain a short report, photo and record report on the chape. It was discovered by chance within the garden of Viewhill, Kincardine Hill, Ardgay. It was made of a copper alloy sheet and a wooden core, measuring 176mm by 48mm. It had embossed decoration of repeated zones of floral and geometric designs. It was of probable 16th century date. <3>

Grid reference is indicative of View Hill Croft only and does not represent the exact findspot. GW 18/02/20

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 6038 8896 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH68NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

Finds (1)

  • SCABBARD? (16th Century - 1501 AD to 1600 AD)

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