Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
Regional Historic Environment Record

Fish Trap, Lleiniog

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 1722
Trust : Gwynedd
Community : Llangoed
Unitary authority : Ynys Mon
NGR : SH62507920
Site Type (preferred type first) : Unknown FISH WEIR
Status : Scheduled Ancient Monument

Description :
As described with additional lines of stone (2-3m wide and 0.2m-0.3m high) running towards and possibly connecting with the NW-SE length of the trap. <2>

Weir with a pronounced right angle between the inner and outer arms. The wall from the shore consists of a stone bank up to 8m wide and 0.2 m high with a well defined line of stones along the top standing up to 0.4m in height. The outer wall could be traced for 220m. A small structure could be seen, most clearly from APs, on the outer side of and close to the outer end of the wall from the shore. This could be a bass trap. (Hopewell, 2000).

Sources :
Hopewell, D. , 2000 , An Assessment of Coastal Fish Weirs and Traps. ( © )
Thompson, D. , 1995 , PRN 1722 , <1>
Jones, S. , 1997 , Coastal Erosion Survey - Anglesey , <2>

Events :
40362 : Coastal Erosion Survey: Anglesey (year : 1997)
40492 : An Assessment of Coastal Fish Weirs & Traps (year : 2000)

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Compiled date : 06-11-1995


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