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From Aytoun Castle, Berwickshire

Postcard of Bottle.
© National Museums Scotland


This glass wine bottle is from Aytoun Castle in Berwickshire. It dates from the late 17th century.

This onion-shaped bottle is made of green glass and has a concave base.

There was a castle at Aytoun throughout the Medieval period. It was destroyed in 1498. A second castle was destroyed by fire in 1834 and was replaced in 1851 by a castellated mansion.

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Online ID: 000-100-002-369-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEN 5
Date: Early 18th century
Late 17th century
Material: Glass, green
Dimensions: 276 mm H x 155 mm Dia
Subject: Glass, including wine bottles and bottle stamps (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Berwickshire, Ayton Castle
Description: Globular green glass bottle with a concave base, found at Aytoun Castle, Berwickshire, early 18th century
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