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Polished Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Cantraywood

Classification Polished Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 85382

Site Number NH74NE 57

NGR NH 779 477

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Croy And Dalcross (Inverness)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH74NE 57 779 477

NH 779 477 Polished stone axe found by Simon Fraser in 1951 or 1952 during forestry planting operations. Small grey axe with some abrasion at butt end. ?Group XXIV. Dimensions: length 71mm; blade width 42mm; butt width 30mm; thickness (max) 18mm.

R MacLennan and R Hardy 1993

The following site was recorded during a survey of Dalcross Estate under the Historic Scotland Ancient Monument Survey Grant Scheme.

NH 779 473 (sic) Eastwood Stone axe (findspot).

Sponsors: Historic Scotland, Mr Robin Buchanan.

T Rees 1998


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