Tag Archives: pottery


Collection of items from an Iron Age or Medieval midden at Balevullin

Cardboard box of 17 artefact bags containing a collection of around 600 pieces of pottery sherds, flints, iron slag, bog iron and iron scrap from the remains of an Iron Age or Medieval midden situated in a blown-out dune on Balevullin machair, 100m north of the road cattlegrid between Kilmoluaig and Balevullin (Baca Charachan). Returned to donor from the Treasure Trove department at the National Museum in Edinburgh.


Collection of animal bones, pottery shards and assorted objects from Kirkapol Chapel

Collection of assorted animal bones, teeth & horn (42), pottery shards (23), metal fixings (16), broken glass (8), and fragments of ceramic “In Loving Memory” dedication (3), found during survey/excavation/restoration of the old kirk at Kirkapol chapels in 2002. The bones and shards were found on wall plates.


Fragment of a stoneware bottle

Fragment of a bottle made of light brown, glazed, pottery/ceramic engraved with “Bournes Improved vitreous stone bottle. EX. Guaranteed not to absorb”. Found in the garden of Pairc na Coille, Balephuil, in 2013.