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Publication Account

Date 2007

Event ID 586449

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Publication Account

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/586449

ND27 2 HOLLANDMAY ('Hollmey') ND/2930 7083

Site of possible broch in Canisbay, Caithness, consisting of a low mound at the edge of a field in which a small excavation was carried out by J Nicholson of Nybster, and a polished bone ring recovered [2, 3]. A different source says that this "Pictish house" was entirely removed in about 1869 and a piece of silver (unidentified) was found [1].

Sources: 1. NMRS site no. ND 27 SE 3: 2. RCAHMS 1911b, 16, no. 39: 3. Proc Soc Antiq Scot 43 (1908-09), 18 (find).

E W MacKie 2007

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