MHG4029 - Coin Hoard, Cul Doirlinn


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NM 6649 7239 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM67SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (1)

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

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