MHG7734 - BA Flanged Axe, Slattadale


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Bronze celt found at Slatadale; it is considerably worn. (The illustration agrees with description of an axe found near Poolewe - See NG88SE 7)
J H Dixon 1886.

A class II MBA axe from Slattadale, Loch Maree. (Auchendrane group). In NMAS Acc No L 1958.14.
J M Coles 1962.

(Flanged axe of Balcarry type). Single find. Flanged axe, badly corroded, green; length 143mm, butt 20mm, cutting edge 42mm, weight 220 gms. NMAS L.1958.14.
P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

Axehead now (2011) on display at Gairloch Museum. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8799 7200 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG87SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

Finds (1)

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

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