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Beinn A' Bheithur

Findspot (19th Century), Brooch (Silver)(16th Century)

Site Name Beinn A' Bheithur

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Brooch (Silver)(16th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Benvere

Canmore ID 23554

Site Number NN05NW 1

NGR NN 04 55

NGR Description NN c. 04 55

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN05NW 1 c. 04 55.

A rare variety of old Highland silver brooch was found by a shepherd of Ballachulish farm (Ballachulish House: NN 048 592), in 1881, within a few yards of the summit of Benvere. (Could this is Beinn a Bheithir - NN 04 55 ?). It was acquired by the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) in 1882. (Accession no NG71).

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1882.


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