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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Stidriggs Hoard

The Stidriggs Hoard

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

A hoard of iron tools, and scrap metal, buried in a lead vessel on the moors above Beattock.

 

Similar tool hoards are known from a few sites in England, but this is the only known Scottish example. It probably dates from the middle of the 10th century AD.

Materials/Media:
metal, lead, iron
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1989.2.1=24
Digital Number:
DMMA001b; DMMA001a; DMMA001f; DMMA001g
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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