Canmore Site 30463: ERROL - ERROL - BROOCH(S) (TORTOISESHELL)(NORSE)
|Site Number||NO22SE 1|
|Broad Class||DRESS AND PERSONAL ACCESSORIES|
|Site Type(s)||BROOCH(S) (TORTOISESHELL)(NORSE)|
|NGR||NO 25 22|
|NGR accuracy||NGR given to the nearest 1km|
|Local Authority||PERTH AND KINROSS|
NO22SE 1 c. 25 22 A pair of Norse tortoise brooches, found in 1785 at Errol, Perthshire, are in the Perth Natur Hist Museum (Acc. nos: 1291 and 1292). Grieg could not find any brooches from Errol in the Museum, but did find two tortoise brooches there - type 'Righ' 647 (Acc. nos. 1891 and 1892), which, according to Ritchie, the director of the Museum, were from 'Luncarthy in Perthshire'. H Shetelig 1954; S Grieg 1940; J Anderson and G F Black 1888 The brooches are still in Perth Museum: one is on exhibition. Visited by OS (WDJ) 15 June 1964.