Highland HER Monument MHG61529: MD Finds - Whitebridge
|Site Name||MD Finds - Whitebridge|
|Site Type(s)||FINDSPOT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)|
|Find Type(s)||ANNULAR BROOCH Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD (FHG4275)|
BUCKLE (2) Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4279)
COIN (2) Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4278)
MUSKET Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4280)
PROJECTILE Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4281)
SCREW Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4282)
SPINDLE WHORL Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4277)
WEIGHT Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD (FHG4276)
|NGR||NH 4900 1500|
|Parish||BOLESKINE AND ABERTARFF|
|Record created||19/02/2020 11:08:53|
|Last updated||03/07/2020 16:06:26|
Description and Sources
A medieval copper alloy annular brooch was submitted to Treasure Trove (TT 219/16) and allocated to Inverness Museum. It bore a cast geometric design on one side. It was made of sheet metal and had no pin.
Also submitted to Tresure Trove from the same findspot were several post-medieval finds. 3 of these were claimed (TT 220/16) and allocated to Inverness Museum. These comprised a thumb piece from a Land Pattern musket, which was stamped with letting in two rows (NO64/ID), a partial iron screw fitting and a lead projectile with multiple indents, possibly from teeth marks.
6 other post-medieval objects were disclaimed (TTNC 2017/007). These comprised: a nested weight-set lid with a shaped handle, fleur de Lis mark and unidentified maker mark, a plain whorl or weight, 2 copper alloy turners, a 17th century trapezoidal frame buckle and a square framed buckle. <1>
The annular brooch is listed under Acc. No. 2018.014 in the Inverness Museum catalogue. <2>
Four figure grid reference given is marginal. A full grid reference for the objects is held by Treasure Trove. GW 03/07/20
<1> Treasure Trove, 2019, Highland Finds from Treasure Trove Annual Reports 2004-18, TT 219/16, TT 220/16, TTNC 2017/007 (Dataset/Database File). SHG28208.
<2> Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Accession registers, 2018.014 (Collection/Catalogue). SHG25836.
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