Highland HER Monument MHG61271: MD assemblage - Skibo


Site NameMD assemblage - Skibo
Site Type(s)FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
Find Type(s)HARNESS PENDANT Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD (FHG3909)
SPINDLE WHORL (2) Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD (FHG3910)
BROOCH Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG3911)
BROOCH PIN Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4440)
STRAP FITTING Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG3912)
JEWS HARP 17th Century to 18th Century - 1601 AD to 1800 AD (FHG3913)
NGRNH 7190 8860
Record created15/11/2019 12:29:25
Last updated09/07/2020 14:13:00

Description and Sources

Metal detecting in the vicinity of Skibo has recovered an assemblage of 14 objects: 4 x annular brooch fragments; 17th C brooch pin; square heradic pendant w/blue enamel; quatrefoil belt mount; hasp; Jew's harp; 1 flat spindle whorl; 1 x biconical whorl buckle; cap; openwork fitting. This assemblage was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 106/16) and allocated to Historylinks Museum, Dornoch. <1>

See attached TT Artefact report. <2>

Historylinks museum Acc. No. 2017_017. <3>

This claimed assemblage is pictured on the Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, No. 13419. See link below. <4>

<1> Treasure Trove, 2019, Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18, TT 106/16 (Dataset/Database File). SHG28208.

<2> Treasure Trove, 2019, Treasure Trove Artefact Reports for Highland Area 1994-2018, TT 106/16 (Text/Record Form). SHG28370.

<3> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2019, Finds Collection at Historylinks Museum, No. 13419 (Text/Record Form/Project Recording Form). SHG28376.

<4> Dornoch Historylinks, Dornoch Historylinks Image Library, 2017_017 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG25535.

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