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Findspot, Socketed Axehead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Site Name Kildonan

Classification Findspot, Socketed Axehead (Bronze)(Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 7204

Site Number NC92SW 6

NGR NC 910 208

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kildonan
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC92SW 6 910 208.

A late Bronze Age socketed axe, related to the rectangular type, from either Kildonan(J M Coles 1962) (NC 910208) or Strath Kildonan (W Henderson 1938) (centred NC 9023) is in the Hunterian Museum (Accession no B1914.288).

(Socketed axe of Melrose type). Single find. Socketed axe, smooth, dark green, untrimmed; length 73mm, mouth 21 x 24mm, cutting edge 43mm, weight 140 gms. Hunterian Museum, Glasgow (B.1914.288).

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.


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