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Penannular Brooch (Norse)

Site Name Harrow

Classification Penannular Brooch (Norse)

Canmore ID 77959

Site Number ND27SE 20

NGR ND 285 742

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Canisbay
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND27SE 20 285 742.

A metal detectorist found a penannular brooch and pin on the cliff edge at Harrow. The brooch is a 9th century Baltic style, made of copper alloy; the pin is derived from a different, larger brooch. It has been claimed as Treasure Trove, but has not yet been allocated to a museum. Daybook no: DB 1992/5.

National Museum of Scotland (NMS) 1992.


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