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Findspot, Axehead (Stone), Implement (Bone), Microlith(S), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Site Name Grizzlefield

Classification Findspot, Axehead (Stone), Implement (Bone), Microlith(S), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Canmore ID 55492

Site Number NT53NE 11

NGR NT 585 398

NGR Description NT c. 585 398

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Earlston
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT53NE 11 c. 585 398

A small piece of hollow bone with two perforations, found at a depth of 5 1/2 ft at Grissel-field, Earlston (Grizzlefield: NT 585 398) was exhibited to the members of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in May 1912.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1912.

Articles from Grizzlefield which are in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) comprise a stone axe (Acc ession no: AF 1002) and flints (BMA 383, BMA 927-82).

NMAS MS Accessions List.

NT 583 400, 550 ft OD. Microliths, Grizzlefield.

H Mulholland 1970

'Ten flints, four retouched' from Grizzlefield are listed among chipped stone artefacts in Wilton Lodge Museum, Hawick (HAKMG 3240-3249).

Hawick Museum Catalogue 1981.


Sbc Note

Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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