Ardrossan, Burnfoot Bridge

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Alternative Names Montfode Burn; Firth Of Clyde; Outer Clyde Estuary
Site Type FISH TRAP(S)
Canmore ID 41119
Site Number NS24SW 26
NGR NS 225 434
Council NORTH AYRSHIRE
Parish ARDROSSAN
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District CUNNINGHAME
Former County AYRSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NS 225 434 to NS 223 431

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Archaeological Notes

NS24SW 26 225 434 to 223 431

NS 225 434. At the mouth of Montfode Burn, near high water mark, are five connected fish trap boulder alignments having a combined length of some 200m. The boulders rest on the beach in association with rock outcrops.
E M Patterson 1981

At NS 223 431, on a stony area of beach (near low water mark) named Long Craigs, is an isolated fish trap comprising a massive straight wall of large boulders, some 150m long.
Visited by OS (JRL) 18 October 1982.

1981
 OBSERVATION

Notes NS 225 434. At the mouth of Montfode Burn, near high water mark, are five connected fish trap boulder alignments having a combined length of some 200m. The boulders rest on the beach in association with rock outcrops.
E M Patterson 1981

Further details

18 October 1982
 FIELD VISIT

Notes At NS 223 431, on a stony area of beach (near low water mark) named Long Craigs, is an isolated fish trap comprising a massive straight wall of large boulders, some 150m long.
Visited by OS (JRL) 18 October 1982.

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Books and References

Patterson, E M (1981c) 'Ardrossan - Seamill shore (Ardrossan & West Kilbride p), boulder alignments, fish traps', Discovery Excav Scot
Page(s): 39-40

Patterson, E M (1989) 'Ancient fish traps on the north Ayrshire coast: Ardrossan to Hunterston', Ayrshire Monogr September [Ayr]
Page(s): 33-4, nos 4-5 Held at RCAHMS D.11.23.AYR

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