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Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Millbuie

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Alternative Name(s) Mulbuie

Canmore ID 13699

Site Number NH66SW 12

NGR NH 64 60

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NH66SW 12 64 60.

There is a Group IX stone axe from Mulbuie (Millbuie: named centred NH 64 60) in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS] (Accession no: AF 710). (Group IX comprises objects of porcellanite from Tievebulliagh and Rathlin, Northern Ireland).

Information in TS by P R Ritchie and J G Scott 1981, No. ROS 1; T H McK Clough and W A Cummins 1988.


Note (24 May 2010)

Highland Council Archaeology Unit note that the more likely location for the findspot is in the Mulbuie area, east of Muir of Ord, centred on approximately NH 550 520.

The site is recorded in the Highland Council Historic Environment Record.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 24 may 2010


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