MHG61393 - Strap Fitting - Dores


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Treasure Trove database records two objects found by metal detecting at Dores (TT 324/12). One is copper alloy strap fitting, heavily gilded and decorated with a stylised floray motif on its front. The style and nature of the fitting is consistant with example of equestrian fittings from the 13th century. It was allocated to Inverness Museum. See attached TT artefact report for further details. <1> <2>

Listed under Acc. Nos. 2013.023.001 in the IMAG catalogue. <3>

See MHG61394 for other object.

Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full GR for the strap fitting is held by Treasure Trove. GW 17/07/20

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NH 6000 3500 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH63NW
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

Finds (1)

  • STRAP FITTING (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

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