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Homemade iron anchor, weighted with a sandstone block, used for flounder fishing. Found at Milton. There would have been three anchors/weights to hold the net on the seabed: one at either end and one in the middle. There is no sandstone on Tiree, suggesting that the weight was made elsewhere.

Tiree in 100 Objects – 57 – fishing line weight

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store North: freestanding
Current Location: normal location

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