EHG4361 - Topographic survey and scientific dating - Eaderloch Crannog, Loch Treig, Lochaber

Technique(s)

Organisation

AOC Archaeology Group

Date

Oct 2007

Description

A topographic survey of the now-submerged crannog in Eaderloch, Loch Trieg was carried out by AOC Archaeology in 2007. The work was undertaken at the same time as the sampling of structural timbers from the site during a period of low water in the loch. Dendrochronological analysis of the oak and pine timbers was inconclusive, but the radiocarbon dates for its construction and use was found to tie-in with its use in the C16 as recorded in documentary sources. <1>

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Location

Location Eaderloch Crannog, Loch Treig, Lochaber
Grid reference Centred NN 2347 7768 (28m by 28m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN27NW
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish KILMONIVAIG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Crannog - Eilean Tigh Na Slige (Monument)

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Record last edited

Aug 15 2023 3:32PM

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