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Animal Trap (18th Century)

Site Name Dalmagarry

Classification Animal Trap (18th Century)

Canmore ID 340112

Site Number NH73SE 38

NGR NH 7954 3190

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Moy And Dalarossie
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire


Field Visit (7 April 2014)

This animal trap is set into a steep east facing slope overlooking the Funtack Bridge. Comprising a pit, it measures 3.6m in diameter at the surface and 0.7m at the base, and is up to 1.2m in depth at the back, but only 0.4m at the front. There is a low bank of upcast material, 1m in thickness and 0.2m high on the downslope edge. 1

This feature is similar to others discovered in the parish (NH73SE 34, NH73SE 36; NH73SE 37; NH73SE 39), and is most likely to have been used to trap foxes.

Visited by RCAHMS (GFG) 7 April 2014.

Measured Survey (5 September 2015)


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