MHG51311 - Possible fish trap at Cam-allt, Lochcarron

Summary

A post-medieval fish trap at the north end of Lochcarron.

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A visitor to the HER website in September 2008 submitted photographs of a post-medieval fish trap at the north end of Lochcarron near Cam-allt. <1><2>

The fish-trap is not depicted on the 1st edition or later Ordnance Survey maps. <3>

This fish trap is clealy visible on aerial photography as a very long linear structure which curves inland at its southern end. It measure approximately 150m. <4>

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 92762 40415 (75m by 124m)
Map sheet NG94SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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External Links (1)

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