Condition

3
Fish Mound
MHG51846
Highland

Description

Visible Mound of Stones, 8 to 10m in Diameter. Built by Novar Estate for salmon fishing when the estate employed a team for this purpose.

Location

262610.00
865290.00
27700
57.6564827
-4.3041940

Submitted photographs

Image Date Caption User
Coastal access to site of fishing mound 29/04/2013 Coastal access to site of fishing mound Alan
Coastal access to site of fishing mound
Fishing Mound 29/04/2013 Fishing Mound Alan
Fishing Mound
Fishing Mound 29/04/2013 Fishing Mound Alan
Fishing Mound

Submitted updates

Update id Date User
937 29/04/2013 Alan
Tidal state Mid
Site located? Yes
Proximity to coast edge Intertidal
Coastally eroding? active sea erosion
Threats none
Visibility above ground Highly visible (substantial remains)
Access accessible - difficult terrain; not accessible, but visible from public path/road/adjacent land
Local knowledge has local associations/history
Description Used as lookout mound, fishermen stood on the mound to look for salmon. Visible Mound of Stones, 8 to 10 metres in diameter. Suffering from slow erosion.
remove from priorities
Comments In use until 1990 (Doug Chalmers).

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