MHG8161 - Crannog, Loch Achnacloich


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Type and Period (1)

  • CRANNOG (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NH67SE 13 6650 7362.

At Achnacloich is a loch, in which the remains of a crannog can be seen when the water is low.
R Maclean 1886.

No trace of a crannog was seen at Loch Achnacloich. At the east end of the loch at NH 6651 7359 a very small stony knoll surmounted by a stunted tree protrudes about 0.5m above the water surface but this knoll was constructed many years ago by Mr H MacKay gamekeeper Ardross
Estates to provide a nesting place for swans (Information from Mr R Wallace, farmer, Easter Achnacloich).
Visited by OS (W D J) 8 May 1963.

No change. Visited by OS (N K B) 13 November 1970.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6649 7362 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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