MHG7949 - BA Flanged Axe, Bac Dubh


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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 Middle Bronze Age flanged axe (no class given), 5.5" long, was found about 1879 in the vicinity of the broad, flat, peat-covered plain on the S bank of the River Ewe, on which the 'Feill Judha' or 'Ewe Market' was held until 1716. (The context suggests that this lies about NG 858 803.) W Jolly 1880; J M Coles 1966.

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Grid reference Centred NG 8579 8029 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

Finds (1)

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

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