Lugton Barrier easement

The dam with a substantial sediment build up behind it as it looked earlier this year Approximately 14 years ago, my predecessor, Brian Shaw commenced the process of increasing awareness of the barrier that was Sevenacres Weir. This dam once had a fish pass on the left bank but that had collapsed many years ago leaving little prospect of salmon and migratory trout ever reaching traditional spawning grounds upstream. The dam itself was constructed at least 161 years ago as far as we can ascertain but perhaps long before that. We continue to press for improvement without success until the…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Lugton Barrier easement