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Colour photograph of the fish trap between Eilean nan Gobhar and Heanish in 2004.

The fish trap between Eilean nan Gobhar and Heanish, photographed by Dr John Holliday in 2004.

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Object Details

Other Number: G169

Remains of a stone fish trap (photographed in 2004)

These low rock walls were built across the entrances to small inlets or straits at several locations around Tiree. A pool would form on the rising tide and, as the sea receded, fish would become trapped there. This one is between Eilean nan Gobhar and Heanish

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