ST1972 : Fish ladder in Cardiff bay barrage

near to Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Fish ladder in Cardiff bay barrage
Fish ladder in Cardiff bay barrage
The fish ladder allows fish up to a certain size to pass through into the freshwater lagoon on the landward side. There is a grid at the upstream end which prevents larger sea creatures to pass through at high tide and get trapped.
Although not 'ancient and historic' yet, the barrage is registered in the Coflein[1] database LinkExternal link .
1. Coflein
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) maintains a web data base ('Coflein') of all the records it holds. Each data set has a short description and is classified in terms of period and function, and sources of surveys of the location are given. Search Coflein at: LinkExternal link
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2011
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine  Docks, Harbours  Boundary, Barrier  Coastal 
Near (from Tags)
Penarth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1907 7274 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.8705N 3:9.9582W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1909 7272
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Cardiff Bay Barrage  Fish Ladder  Freshwater Lagoon  Lagoon  Barrage 

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