MHG628 - Flint Knife - Langwell House


Findspot of flint knife.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sickle-shaped knife of black flint, finely dressed along the convex side and only slightly worked on the other, measuring 2 7/8ins long, discovered in a press in Langwell House (ND 113 227) and presumably found in the neighbourhood, was donated to the NMAS by the Duke of Portland (Acc No: AS 33).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1935.

No further information. Visited by OS (R L) 29 February 1968.

The NMS catlalogue records the accession number for this objects as AA 233, not AA 33. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 1129 2270 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND12SW
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • KNIFE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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