MEM15241 - Medieval or post-medieval fish trap on the eastern side of Porlock Beach (Monument)
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A possible intertidal fish trap or fish weir on the eastern side of Porlock Beach, approximately 100 metres to the north of the large tidal pool. The weir consists of two low walls about 20 metres long and surviving to about 1 metre in height. The walls are constructed of beach pebble and boulders, and are arranged at 90 degrees relative to each to form a V-shaped trap, which continues to hold water. 
- <1> SEM6715 Report: McDonnell, R.. 1995. Porlock Bay and Marsh: A Rapid Preliminary Assessment of the Cultural and Palaeoenvironmental Resource. P. 34.
|Grid reference||SS 8729 4797 (point) (Surveyed)|
|Civil Parish||PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Shoreline Management Plan 2 (0-20)
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Aug 17 2020 12:08PM
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