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Lobster Pond at Loch Risay

Lobster Pond at Loch Risay

This Lobster pond was built in the 1860s by Murdo Morrison, Croir, and is two miles north of the village of Kirkibost on the east side of Loch Risay. Its Gaelic name is Tob Blar Meadha.

The dyke is about 75 yards from end to end and has a depth of four fathoms of water at high tide and two at low tide.

See also the building of the pond and the archaeological record.

Title: Lobster Pond at Loch Risay
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Gaelic Name: Tob Blar Meadha
Type: Lobster Pool
Period: 19th Century
Grid Ref Northing: 937252
Grid Ref Easting: 117204
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 11595