MHG8037 - BA Blade, Alness Golf Course


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Golf Course centred to GR above - HAW 03/2004

NH67SE 29 65 70.
Part of socketed bronze blade 3,25" long overall, the socket having perforations at each side and covered with a thick green patina, glossy in places. Found nearly 50 feet above the burn on the Alness golf-course, about a mile from the village. Presented to NMAS by Lt Col. T W Cuthbert, Achindunie, Alness.
Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1930.

No further info. Visited by OS (W D J) 11 May 1963.

This socketed blade was catalogued as part of the North Kessock & District Local History Society and Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) collaborative 'Feats of Clay' Project, which was focused on Bronze Age metalworking around the Moray Firth. It was assigned a Late Bronze Age date. <1>

Listed under Acc. No. DO 40 in the NMS catalogue. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 6593 7065 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

Finds (1)

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

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