MHG61596 - Spur - Cawdor


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A fragment of a copper alloy spur was submitted to Treasure Trove. It was a rowelled spur arm, sub-triangular in plan and bowed in profile. Its surface was heavily abraded. There was a visible linear pattern in some areas which comprised diagonal lines forming cevrons pointing towards the would be centre of the spur. It was disclaimed (TTNC 2018/084). <1>

A possible silver finger ring of unknown date was also submitted to Treasure Trove from close by. It was also disclaimed (TTNC 2018/064). <1>

A small unidentified object with a possibly zoomorphic head was discovered metal detecting at Cawdor and was submitted to Treasure Trove (TTDB 2018/145). It is awaiting allocation. <1>

Four figure grid refererence given is marginal. Ten figure GRs for the spur and ring are held by Treasure Trove. GW 02/03/20

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 8400 5000 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH85SW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (2)

  • SPUR (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINGER RING (Undated)

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