MHG9474 - Neo Axe, Lairg (Dunrobin Museum)


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An axe of grey-green stone 3 ins long and 1.8 ins across the cutting edge, (possibly from Langdale, Westmorland) was found in trenching at Lairg, (NC 58 06) by Mr Alexander, the ground officer. It is in Dunrobin Museum, possibly received in 1871. (Acc. No. 1871.1.)
Information from TS of Dunrobin Museum by A S Henshall, 1966.

The axehead was catalogued during an inventory of Dunrobin Castle Museum's collection in 2019 by ARCH. Listed under Acc. No. 1871.1. It is on display in case 31, shelf D. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 5799 0600 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC50NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LAIRG

Finds (1)

  • AXEHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2401 BC)

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