MHG46074 - Fishtraps - Galmisdale Bay, Eigg


Two fishtraps in Galmisdale Bay, Eigg.

Type and Period (1)

  • FISH TRAP (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two fishtraps in Galmisdale Bay, Eigg.

There are two fish traps, one contained within the other, on the SW side of Galmisdale Bay. Each comprises an L-shaped rubble wall projecting from the shore, and each is open to the NW. The larger trap measures about 100m by 60m, the smaller one about 60m by 45m, and the walls of each are about 1m thick and 0.4m high.
Visited by RCAHMS (AGCH) 12 October 2001: EIGG01 1194 <1>

GIS spatial data amended in 2020 based on location of features as seen on 1999-2001 vertical APs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NM 48353 84007 (142m by 128m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48SE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES

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