MHG60712 - Animal Trap - Dalmagarry
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Type and Period (1)
- ANIMAL TRAP (18th Century - 1701 AD to 1800 AD)
- None recorded
A desk based assessment and walkover survey was undertaken in 2014 by Alba Archaeology in advance of a proposed sand and gravel quarry at Dalmagarry. Recorded at NH 7954 3190 was an animal trap set into a steep east facing slope and overlooking the Funtack Bridge. It comprised a pit that measured 3.6m in diameter at the surface, 0.7m at the base, and was upto 1.2m in depth at the back but only 0.4m at the front. There was a bank of up-cast material 1m in thickness and 0.2m high on the down slope edge. It was similar to others discovered in the parish (see MHG51251-3, MHG60711) and was most likely used to trap foxes. <1>
See link below to HES Canmore record for photos and plan. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Geddes, G.. 2014. Proposed sand and gravel quarry, Dalmagarry: Environmental Statement: Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment. Alba Archaeology. Digital. XY
- <2> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). 340112.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7954 3190 (40m by 40m)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/340112/dalmagarry (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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