MHG10338 - Crannog, Loch Buidhe
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Type and Period (1)
- CRANNOG (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 550 BC to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NH69NE 2 6689 9831.
Only a pile of loose stones remain of the island in Loch Buie (? Buidhe - NH 65 98) which was inhabited in 1630 (Gordon 1813).
R Gordon 1813; F O Blundell 1913.
No trace and no local knowledge of an island in Loch Buidhe.
Visited by OS (R L) 4 November 1969.
There is no trace of an island in Loch Buidhe; there is a dam at E end of loch which has raised the level between 1m and 2m. Air photograph (Visible on RAF 106G/Scot/UK 166: 3156; flown 23 August 1946) shows an amorphous submerged feature at NH 6689 9831, significantly at a change of direction in the parish boundary. This may be the island to which Blundell refers.
Visited by OS (N K B) 23 October 1980.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Weber, H (ed). 1813. Genealogical history of the Earldom of Sutherland by Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Blundell, F O. 1913. 'Further notes on the artificial islands in the Highland area', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 47 1912-13, p.257-302. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 257-302. 282-3.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6691 9826 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13929 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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