MHG59135 - Fish Trap - Loch Shieldaig


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A substantial fish trap is visible on aerial photography. It is depicted on the 1st edition OS 6" Ross-shire map and on the 2nd edition, although part of it has been used as a jetty by this time (see MHG59136). <1> <2> <3>

This fish trap was photographed by RCAHMS in 2011. See link below to HES Canmore record for photos. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8072 7266 (92m by 125m)
Map sheet NG87SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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