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The Crannog of Loch Tay

Posted on 31 October 2011 in: Featured Articles, Places

The definition of a crannog has to be “artificial island, usually built in lakes, rivers and estuarine waters”. They have been variously interpreted as free-standing wooden structures, as at Loch Tay. The word “crannog” is from Old Irish and means young tree. They were made to protect the more wealthy families of a population. Scotland […]

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