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Eildon Hill North

Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Findspot, Spearhead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Site Name Eildon Hill North

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Findspot, Spearhead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 55634

Site Number NT53SE 26

NGR NT 55 32

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/55634

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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 26 55 32.

A Middle Bronze Age looped and socketed bronze spearhead (Coles' Class E) "dug out from an encampment near the Eildon Hills", which was in the possession of Sir Walter Scott in 1863, was purchased for the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) in 1935 (Accession no: DG 95). (The Eildon Hills fall on kms: NT 5431, 5432, 5531, 5532, 5533.)

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1935; D Wilson 1863; J M Coles 1966

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Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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