MHG32407 - Weirs, Cruives on river, Poolewe


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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remains of extensive weirs/cruives on the river. The most northerly (ie nearest to coast) at GR given above. These are markerd on 1st ed OS. Very obvious different build and some are still maintained for the modern salmon fishing. Those up by the Red Smiddy are supposed to replace earlier ones linked to the ironworks that are early C17 - HAW 7/2004

Other weirs are depicted on OS Master Map at NG 8613 8015 and NG 8612 7998. <1>

The weirs were photographed during aerial surveys by RCAHMS in 2013. See links below to HES Canmore records for aerial photos. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8592 8044 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG88SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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