MHG24503 - Farmstead and Coin Hoard - Skudiburgh


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Type and Period (2)

  • FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NN36NE 15 379 650

A farmstead comprising one unroofed, two roofed buildings, one of which is set around a courtyard, and an enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Island of Skye 1880, sheet vi). Three unroofed, three roofed buildings, and an enclosure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 30 September 1996

The Museum of the Isles contains a hoard of 50 coins, the orininal label for which reads 'Ancient coins found in a turf wall on the farm of Scuddaburgh, Isle of Skye, delivered by Donald McInnes ro Mr Ballingal 22nd October, 1852'. It is likely to referring to this farm. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 3790 6500 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG36NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish KILMUIR

Finds (1)

  • COIN HOARD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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