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Spearhead (Bronze)

Site Name Talladale

Classification Spearhead (Bronze)

Canmore ID 12054

Site Number NG97SW 6

NGR NG 91 70

NGR Description NG c. 91 70

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

NG97SW 6 c. 91 70

A bronze spearhead was found near Talladale, on the south side of Loch Maree, near where the present hotel stands. It is of the ordinary type, 5 1/4 inches long, socket 1 1/2 inch, blade 3 3/4 inches long, 1 1/2 inch wide at widest part, which is within 1/2 an inch of the base. The socket has two rivet holes broken.

(The above description tallies very closely with the picture of a bronze spearhead found at Londubh - NG88SE 11).

W Jolly 1880.

L.B.A. spearhead (Type V) now on loan to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS).

J M Coles 1962.


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