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Cove

Polished Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Cove

Classification Polished Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 11998

Site Number NG89SW 2

NGR NG 80 91

NGR Description NG c. 80 91

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Gairloch
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG89SW 2 c. 80 91.

A stone celt found at Cove, near Rhu Ruadh, consists, perhaps, of some variety of trap, polished. It is 4 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches, oval in cross section. It is a common form. National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) L.1958.16

W Jolly 1880; J H Dixon 1886.

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