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Rothesay Dock, Clydebank

Spearhead (Bronze)

Site Name Rothesay Dock, Clydebank

Classification Spearhead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Rothesay Dock Entrance; River Clyde

Canmore ID 43061

Site Number NS46NE 1

NGR NS 4984 6928

NGR Description NS c. 4984 6928

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Dunbartonshire
  • Parish Old Kilpatrick (Clydebank)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydebank
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS46NE 1 c. 4984 6928

A Late Bronze Age socketed bronze spearhead, found 14 1/2' below high water level (information from A S Robertson, 1951) in Rothesay Dock entrance in 1903 is in the People's Palace Museum, Glasgow.

Information from exhibit card in museum.

The entrance to Rothesay Dock is at NS 4984 6928. No further information was obtained regarding the provenance of this spearhead.

Visited by OS (JHO) 7 May 1951.


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