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Glasgow, Buchanan Street

Polished Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Glasgow, Buchanan Street

Classification Polished Axehead (Stone)

Alternative Name(s) Sauchiehall Street

Canmore ID 44087

Site Number NS56NE 26

NGR NS 5908 6573

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Glasgow (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 26 5908 6573

NS 5908 6573. A polished felstone axe, about 11" in length, oval in cross-section, with planed edges, found in 1848 at the SW corner of (OS 6" map annotated by S M K Henderson, 4 September 1947) the junction of Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street, is in the People's Palace Museum, Glasgow.

J Anderson and G F Black 1888: Glasgow Int Exhibition 1888.

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