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Kyle Of Oykel

Anvil (Bronze)

Site Name Kyle Of Oykel

Classification Anvil (Bronze)

Canmore ID 14037

Site Number NH69SW 47

NGR NH 60 92

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Creich (Sutherland)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NH69SW 47 60 92.

A bronze anvil 3 3/4" long, was found about 1870, in a cairn near the Kyle of Oykel a little further up than the cairn at Maikle which yielded a Bronze Age razor.(NH69SW 26) The only known one to have been found in Scotland, the anvil was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by the Duke of Sutherland in 1891.

J A Smith 1882; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1891.

Late Bronze Age

V G Childe 1946.

No further information found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (W D J) 8 June 1963.

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