MHG7192 - Axes and flint tools - Slagachorrie


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH95SW 5 90 51.
Stone axes, flint arrowheads, saws and scrapers have been found at Slagachorrie (NH 90 51), and a hollow in the neighbourhood is known as a flint pit, but the ground in which it occurs is now planted. Until recently remains of small cairns and circles formed of gneiss and conglomerate blocks studded the fields, and one boulder on the slope of the Hill of the Ord retains the Name of "The Cromlech".
G Bain 1893

No local information. The slopes of the Ord are now afforested.
Visited by OS (RL) 17 December 1970

A flint arrowhead from 'Slaghorrie Farm' is on display at Nairn Museum. It is probably from this site and from the assemblage of objects described above. The tang on the arrowhead is unusual; would benefit from examination by a specialist. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 9000 5100 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH95SW
Civil Parish CAWDOR
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (5)

  • ARROWHEAD (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • ARROWHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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