MHG7699 - Stone Axe, Loch Torridon
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
- None recorded
A granite axe, 5" long by 2.5" broad at the cutting edge, tapering to an obtuse point at the butt, which was found among pebbles at low tide at the upper end of Loch Torridon was donated to the NMAS by G S J Crallan, Gouray Lodge, Jersey. (Acc No: AF 645)
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1920.
No further information. Visited by OS (A A) 20 May 1974.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. AF 645.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1920. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 54 1919-20, p.12-19, 51-3, 132-3, 148-9, 212-16. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 12-19, 51-3, 132-3, 148-9. 13.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8900 5400 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
- AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11928 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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