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Findspot (19th Century), Chain (Silver)(Pictish)

Site Name Hoardweel

Classification Findspot (19th Century), Chain (Silver)(Pictish)

Canmore ID 58590

Site Number NT75NE 29

NGR NT 788 599

NGR Description NT c. 788 599

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Bunkle And Preston
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Berwickshire
  • Former County Berwickshire

Archaeology Notes

NT75NE 29 c. 788 599.

A Pictish silver chain from Hoardweel (NT 788 599) is in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS), on loan from the Douglas and Angus Estates. It is composed of forty-one rings, and a penannular ring, and measures 17 5/8ins long; it was found in June 1880 when sowing turnips.

Letter from Dr J Close-Brooks NMAS 13 October 1978; Lord Dunglas and J A Smith 1881.


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Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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