MHG61558 - Shoulder Belt Plate - Loch Ailort


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An oval copper alloy bayonet scabbard belt plate was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 180/15). This measured 71mm by 53m and its obverse was stamped with 'Moidart Volunteers'. It was dated to the 18th-19th century. Allocated to the West Highland Museum. <1>

The shoulder plate is on display at West Highland Museum. <2>

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A more detailed GR and placename for the belt plate is held by Treasure Trove. GW 24/07/20

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 7400 7900 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM77NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

  • SHOULDER PLATE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

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