MHG61131 - Fishing Stands - River Alness


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Type and Period (1)

  • FISHING STAND (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Nine fishing cains are depicted on the 2nd Edition OS maps. Three of these are labelled 'Old Fishing Cairns'. <1> <2>

RCAHMS photographed the area during their aerial surveys in 2014. See link below to HES Canmore record for photos. <4>

GIS spatial data is traced from the 2nd Edition 25 Inch OS map. Three of the fish stands appear to be offshore, however this is a result of the slight distortion of the older mapping. Current OS Master Mapping (2019), which depicts seven of the fish stands, indicates their location onshore. GW 10/10/19

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Grid reference Centred NH 6627 6779 (570m by 437m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH66NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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