MHG29870 - Salmon hatchery - Coire Aghaisgeig

Summary

A late C19 salmon hatchery at Coire Aghaisgeig.

Type and Period (1)

  • FISH FARM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

Full Description

A late C19 salmon hatchery at Coire Aghaisgeig.

Marked on OS map base, these parallel ditches in half-hexagon form (accompanied by straight ones at NC 84424 06189) close to Carrol broch were used to hatch salmon. Information from Clyne Heritage Society.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 02.04.01.

The salmon hatchery was Scheduled by Historic Environment Scotland in 2016. <1> <2>

GIS spatial data amended 2017 to reflect extent as shown on OS MasterMap. <3>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 8452 0627 (259m by 234m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC80NW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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