MHG4029 - Coin Hoard, Cul Doirlinn
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Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Centred 665 724.
(Area NM 665 724) A hoard of over 150 Elizabethan coins was found at the end of the 19th century when making a path along the cliffs N of Dorlin House just opposite Castle Tioram. The find was made underneath a loose heap of stones at a point about halfway between the castle and a rock called Sgeir nighinn-Sheumas, which is only visible at low tide.
M E M Donaldson 1923.
No local information regarding the find spot; the name Sgeir nighinn-Sheumas is no longer known locally.
Visited by OS (R L) 28 May 1970.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 6649 7239 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
- COIN HOARD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/22512 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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