Ardrossan, Burnfoot Bridge

Wall(s)

Site Name Ardrossan, Burnfoot Bridge

Classification Wall(s)

Alternative Name(s) Montfode Burn; Firth Of Clyde; Outer Clyde Estuary

Canmore ID 41119

Site Number NS24SW 26

NGR NS 22497 43367

NGR Description NS 225 434 to NS 223 431

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Ardrossan
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology 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.

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