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Newlands Of Clunas

Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Newlands Of Clunas

Classification Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Clunas

Canmore ID 15017

Site Number NH84NE 6

NGR NH 88 47

NGR Description NH c. 88 47

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Cawdor
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH84NE 6 c. 88 47

A flanged bronze axe (Coles' Class III, Premnay group) found at Newlands of Clunas (house at NH 880 475) in 1942, which was formerly in Nairn Museum, is now in the Royal Museum of Scotland (RMS, formerly the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland ([NMAS]) (DC 143).

J M Coles 1966; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1967; I C Walker 1974.

(Unclassified flanged axe). Clunas, Cawdor, Nairnshire. Single find. Flanged axe, smooth, green, low bar stop. Length 115mm, butt 23mm, cutting edge 47mm, weight 130 gms. NMAS DC 143.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

NH 88033 47061 Site identified during a desk based assessment and walk over survey. Site of Clunas Well, adjacent to Clunaswell Cottage named Chalybeate on OS 1st edition 6" to the mile Nairnshire Sheet VII.

Jacobs Babtie, 2005.


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