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Glenelg, Bernera

Axehead

Site Name Glenelg, Bernera

Classification Axehead

Canmore ID 293374

Site Number NG82SW 24

NGR NG 800 209

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Skye And Lochalsh)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG82SW 24 800 209

NG 800 209 A Late Bronze Age socketed axehead was found by Mr GJ Stoddart about 1995 among fallen scree in a roadside gravel quarry. The axehead belongs to the so-called Meldreth type characterised by their slender proportions and faceted bodies. Claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 12/06) and allocated to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

T Cowie, 2006.

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