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Findspot, Polished Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Slipperfield

Classification Findspot, Polished Axehead (Stone)

Alternative Name(s) West Linton

Canmore ID 50236

Site Number NT15SW 12

NGR NT 13 51

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Linton (Tweeddale)
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT15SW 12 c13 51.

A number of finds from Slipperfield are in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS). They comprise 14 flint implements (Accession nos AA 143-156); an indurated claystone axe (AF 460), all purchased 1899, and a quartzite pebble, with a picked hollow on one face (AM 53), purchased in 1910.

NMAS Continuation Catalogue; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1900

NMS AF 460 has been petrologically attributed to group VI (epidotized intermediate tuff of the Borrowdale Volcanic Series from the Great Langdale and Scafell areas of Cumbria).

T H McK Clough and W A Cummins 1988.


Sbc Note

Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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