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Rhianbreck

Findspot (19th Century), Polished Axehead (Stone)(Neolithic)

Site Name Rhianbreck

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Polished Axehead (Stone)(Neolithic)

Canmore ID 5082

Site Number NC50SE 20

NGR NC 599 048

NGR Description NC c. 599 048

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NC50SE 20 c. 599 048.

A polished kaolin axe from Rhianbreck (NC 599 048) Lairg, was donated to the NMAS by Dr Arthur Mitchell. It came from diggings in connection with the railway in 1867. In its incomplete state - a portion being broken off the butt end - it measures 6ins long.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1878.

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