MHG2829 - Crannog, Loch Flemington
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Type and Period (1)
- CRANNOG (Iron Age - 550 BC? to 560 AD?)
- None recorded
Supposed Site of Castle (NR).
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1906)
A castle, it is said, once stood on an island in Loch Flemington and its foundations can be seen in very dry summers.
NSA (written by J Grant) 1845
In Loch Flemington are the remains of piles similar to those seen in crannogs. The piles are several feet below water and may be seen when the loch is frozen.
J Grigor 1884.
The island centred at NH 8097 5210, which has a man-made causeway leading to it, is the most likely site for a 'castle' (? crannog) in Loch Flemington. Local inhabitants have never seen another island or any trace of piles in the loch, even at its lowest level.
Visited by OS (R D) 13 August 1964.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Grigor, J. 1865. 'Notice of the remains of two ancient lake dwellings or crannoges, in the Loch of the Clans, on the estate of James Rose, of Kilravock, Esq., Nairnshire, with a plan', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 5 1862-4, p.116-9. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 116-9. 118.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Inverness-shire, 392.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of North-east Inverness, Inverness District, Highland Region. . 18, No. 109.
- --- Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph: Loch Flemington. Colour Print. .
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8096 5210 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15230 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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