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Nun Mill Bay (3946)

Current Priority
2
East
265910
North
548330
Site Type
Shipwreck
Period
Uncertain

Possible shipwreck embedded in silt 30m out from shore. Upstanding with a clearly defined shape and pieces of timber lying outside the main wreck site. Orientated N-S 26m x 5m x 0-2m.

Wreck of the Monreith, a schooner sunk in 1900.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Poor
Action
Visit - attempt to locate and characterise site and obtain dating evidence ;
Survey - record wreck, perhaps as NAS project

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Record NX64NE 8041 on map 31 in Coastal Assessment Survey Solway North Coast, 1996

Other records:

NMRS
Unknown
SMR
MDG11269

ShoreUpdates

1 ShoreUpdate accepted and 0 pending.

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3rd March, 2014 by coombey
Survey Information
User:
coombey
Date:
March 3, 2014
Tidal state:
low
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
intertidal
Coastally eroding?:
active sea erosion
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Description:

Possible shipwreck embedded in silt 30m out from shore. Upstanding with a clearly defined shape and pieces of timber lying outside the main wreck site. Orientated N-S 26m x 5m x 0-2m.

Wreck of the Monreith, a schooner sunk in 1900.

Management Information
How visible are the remains? (above ground):
highly visible (substantial remains)
How visible are the remains? (in section):
not visible
How accessibile is the site?:
easily accessible- no restrictions
The site is:
is well known; has local associations/history
Comments and recommendations
Comments:

Interpretation exists on shore

Photos

coombey's image
Monreith in context by coombey
coombey's image
wreck by coombey
coombey's image
wreck close up by coombey