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Inchnadamph

Findspot (19th Century), Flat Axehead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Site Name Inchnadamph

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Flat Axehead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Alternative Name(s) Inchnadamff

Canmore ID 4655

Site Number NC22SE 5

NGR NC 25 21

NGR Description NC c. 25 21

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Assynt
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC22SE 5 c. 25 21.

An Early Bronze Age flat axe (Coles' type Ba), 6" long by 4" across the face, found at Inchnadamph (NC 2521) was donated to the NMAS in 1860 by A Mitchell. (Acc No: DA 31)

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1862; J M Coles 1971; NMAS 1876.

(Flat axe of Migdale type). Single find. Flat on one face, rough on the other, green scratch marks; length 150mm, butt 35mm, cutting edge 86mm, weight 460 gms. NMAS DA 31.

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

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