MHG50987 - Fish trap - Tarbat House, Nigg Bay


Fish trap by Tarbat House, Nigg Bay

Type and Period (1)

  • FISH TRAP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A curvilinear setting of timber posts in varying state of preservation. from stumps 0.1m to 1.5m high.
1 large post upstanding to 2m is c 20cm sq.
Closely set posts 10-30 cm apart.
CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998. <1>

The line of posts is 250m long, with the curve at the southern end to the east. The base of the trap is at NH 76960 73214. (Roland Spencer Jones - NOSAS -2019)

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 7706 7309 (184m by 213m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH77SE

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