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St. Andrews Church, Kirk Ness

Human Remains (Period Unassigned), Sword

Site Name St. Andrews Church, Kirk Ness

Classification Human Remains (Period Unassigned), Sword

Canmore ID 56588

Site Number NT58NE 10

NGR NT 55 85

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish North Berwick
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT58NE 10 55 85.

"A skull and Sword, with the words IN SOLINGEN and the initials J.G.L. on the blade, found in an ancient grave near a ruin exhibiting Norman ecclesiastical features (St Andrews Ch (Rems of) - NT58NE 3) on the west side of the harbour of North Berwick", was donated to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by D Wilson, Secretary, on 24 January 1848.

(See also NT58NW 10 for skull and iron sword presented by D Wilson in 1848).

Archaeol Scot 1890

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