MHG60347 - Possible fish traps - West An Garbh Uillt, Rhu


Possible fish traps at West An Garbh Uillt, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey of the area around West An Garbh Uillt (The Rough Burn) was undertaken in 2015 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 22. Series of possible fish traps (caraidh) consisting of low tumbled walls of small rocks to half a metre high in roughly circular patterns open ended on seaward side covering an area of c.16 m x 6 mtrs just below high water mark. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6493 8471 (21m by 22m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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