MHG7696 - EBA Flat Axe, Nr Torridon
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
(Area: NG 8956) An Early Bronze Age flat axe from near Torridon is in Inverness Museum. (Information from Inverness Museum)
J M Coles 1971.
Not traced in Inverness Museum.
Visited by OS (A A) 7 June 1974.
The findspot of this axehead was included in the the walkover survey and desk-based assessment undertaken by J Wordsworth and J Harden at Torridon for the National Trust for Scotland in 1996-2002. <1>
The exact find spot location is not known and the given grid reference (NG 89 56) is a four figure reference indicative of general area within this grid square. GIS spatial data as been adjusted to be on land rather than the sea.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Coles, J M. 1971. 'Scottish Early Bronze Age metalwork', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 101 1968-9, p.1-110. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 1-110. 85.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Schmidt and Burgess, P K and C B. 1981. 'The axes of Scotland and Northern England', Prahistorische Bronzefunde Vol. 9. Prahistorische Bronzefunde. 257.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J. & Harden, J.. 2002. Torridon Archaeological Survey 1996-2002. The National Trust for Scotland (NTS). 13/01/2003. Paper and Digital. TOR002.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8980 5601 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11925 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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