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Fort William

Polished Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Fort William

Classification Polished Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 23717

Site Number NN17SW 11

NGR NN 106 741

NGR Description NN c. 106 741

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kilmallie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NN17SW 11 c. 106 741

A polished stone axe (Accession no 166B) was found near the bowling green, Fort William in 1923, and presented by Mr A Gray to the West Highland Museum, Fort William.

(Undated) information in National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS).

Bowling green at NN 106 741. Mr A Gray is not known locally.

Visited by OS (NKB) 18 May 1970.


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