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Kinclaven Castle

Spearhead (Iron)

Site Name Kinclaven Castle

Classification Spearhead (Iron)

Alternative Name(s) River Tay

Canmore ID 77407

Site Number NO13NE 98

NGR NO 158 377

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kinclaven
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO13NE 98 158 377.

A medieval socketed iron spearhead with a surviving section of wooden shaft was found in the silt of the River Tay directly below Kinclaven Castle (NO13NE 31). The spearhead has a long narrow socket, 19mm in diameter at the base. The blade has a midrib and has had its point broken off. The maximum width of the blade is 35mm, the entire length of the spearhead 293mm. Donated to Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Accession no: 1991.55.

M D King 1991.


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