MHG61321 - Lithics - Coral Bay, Claigan


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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre holds small collection of lithic stone tools and debitage. According to a letter in the archives, they were found in 1984 in a trench or burn immediately behind Coral beach. They were examind by Talla Hopper who recorded 12 lithics:
1 definite flint core and 2 possible cores.
3 dark chert/mudstone flakes, one probably a blade flake and two possibly. All three have been damaged since the original working.
1 small flint. Possible debitage.
1 small chert? Possible debitage
4 tiny flint pieces. No definite signs of working
None were diagnostically Mesolithic in character.
Listed under Acc. No. 1989.3. <1>

GIS spatial data is an approximation based on the above description only and does not represent the precise findspot. GW 21/11/19

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NG 2234 5515 (60m by 60m)
Map sheet NG25NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

Finds (3)

  • CORE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • FLAKE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • DEBITAGE (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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