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Findspot, Spearhead

Site Name Friarshaugh

Classification Findspot, Spearhead

Canmore ID 55615

Site Number NT53SE 17

NGR NT 55 34

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Melrose
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT53SE 17 55 34.

A very broad-headed metal javelin or spear was found near Friarshaugh, (Name NT 552 349) opposite to Melrose. The weapon is about a palm's breadth at the bottom, tapering to the length of about nine inches or perhaps more for it is considerably decayed towards the point.

It was presented by Mr Tod, the owner of Friarshaugh, to W Scott.

W Scott 1814


Sbc Note

Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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