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Findspot, Scabbard (Bronze)(Iron Age)

Site Name Glencotho

Classification Findspot, Scabbard (Bronze)(Iron Age)

Alternative Name(s) Glencotho Farm

Canmore ID 48516

Site Number NT02NE 7

NGR NT 08 28

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Broughton, Glenholm And Kilbucho
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT02NE 7 c.08 28.

An Early Iron Age bronze chape of Piggott's Bugthorpe type was found in June 1899, in a molehill, c. 1200' OD on a hillside near the head of Glencotho Burn and 50 yds from it. It was donated to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) and is dateable to the second half of the first century BC. (NMAS FA73)

W Buchan 1900; RCAHMS 1967; S Piggott 1950

The findspot was not located.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 29 September 1959


Sbc Note

Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

Field Visit

Not located during walkover survey.

Source: Mott MacDonald (RC)


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