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CERRIG Y BARCDY FISH TRAP

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NPRN 408622

Map Reference SH43NW

Grid Reference SH43883629

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llannor

Type of Site FISH TRAP

Broad Class AGRICULTURE AND SUBSISTENCE

Period Unknown

Site Description 1. This fish trap consists of a submerged rectangular pile-built structure, with rounded corners to the north-east. It is open to the south-west, and measures approximately 82m x 74m, with small D-shaped cells at the south-west end. The fish trap was identified during RCAHMW aerial reconnaissance in 2007, through clear, shallow, intertidal water, partly obscured by patches of seaweed.

Sources include:
AP_2007_3036-7
National Assembly of Wales AP 2005

Maritme Officer, RCAHMW, April 2012

2. Recorded during aerial reconnaissance for the EU-Funded CHERISH Project 2017-2020.

T. Driver, RCAHMW, 2019

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