MHG7933 - BA Spear, Talladale


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A bronze spearhead was found near Talladale, on the south side of Loch Maree, near where the present hotel stands. It is of the ordinary type, 5.25inches long, socket 1.5 inch, blade 3.75 inches long, 1.5 inch wide at widest part, which is within 1/2 an inch of the base. The socket has two rivet holes broken.
(The above description tallies very closely with the picture of a bronze spearhead found at Londubh - NG88SE 11).
W Jolly 1880.

LBA. spearhead (Type V) now on loan to NMAS.
J M Coles 1962.

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Grid reference Centred NG 9100 7000 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG97SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

Finds (1)

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

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