MHG755 - Clay Vessel - Reay


Findspot of clay vessel.

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC96NE 20 9729 6512.
Fragments of a probably post-Viking clay vessel were found in 1928 about 3ft down in a small heap of stones, about 120 yards NW of Drill Hall at Reay (A J H Edwards 1929). It was donated to NMAS by Mr A D Pilkington in 1929 (Acc No: HD 466) and is indexed under heading "Collections from Earth houses, Hut Circles?" (Info from NMAS accessions card index)
A J H Edwards 1929; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1930.

No further information. Visited by OS (N K B) 25 November 1964.

NB this area is that of the Norse Cemetery recorded as NC96NE0013, Viking finds were being actively looked for in this area at this time and many went to the NMAS - HAW 2/2003

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 9728 6511 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC96NE
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • VESSEL (Undated)

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