MHG59457 - Fish Trap - Roag


Two fish traps situated within Pool Roag.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two substantial fish traps within Pool Roag are visible in aerial photography, and are depicted on current OS mapping. On is small, running parallel to the eastern shore and gently curving inwards towards it. Immediately south of this is a much larger trap, running at a right angle to the western shoreand angled southwards. <1> <2>

These fishtraps were photographed during aerial surveys in 2011 by RCAHMS. See link below to HES Canmore record for oblique aerial photos. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 2747 4367 (107m by 147m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG24SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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