MHG7696 - EBA Flat Axe, Nr Torridon


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

(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.
GW 03/12/2018

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8980 5601 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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