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We have Crannogs — fortified living quarters out at water. inc mention of Lochnell crannog

There are two main crannogs that are recognised by Historic Scotland

Isle of Eriska

Ledaig Moss, by Moss cottage
(location from Pastmap :Easting/Northing 191070, 736693 / Latitude/Longitude 56° 28′ 33″ N 5° 23′ 39″ W Mapsheet NM93NW OS NGR NM 91070 36693)
From Am Baile


This 'lake dwelling' or crannog is at Ledaig Moss, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. Crannogs were artificially constructed sites for a house or settlement. They were usually on an islet or in the shallows of a lake. Made of timber or sometimes stone, they date from the Late Bronze Age into the Middle Ages.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879


Portion of a double-edged wooden comb found at a lake dwelling in Ledaig Moss near Connell Ferry, Argyllshire.
This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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