MHG7215 - Stone Axe, Hanover


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone axehead found at Hanover (NH 967 531), was donated to NMAS by the Earl of Cawdor (Acc No: AF 1015).
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1967

According to the farmer at Hanover, the axe was found in 1961 at NH 9669 5313 by workmen laying an electric cable between farm outbuildings. Surveyed at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (RL) 5 January 1971

Described in the NMS catalogue as made of a fine grained, dark grey stone with darker veins. The butt is broken. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 9668 5312 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH95SE
Civil Parish AULDEARN
Geographical Area NAIRN

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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