MHG931 - Crannog, Loch Calder
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Type and Period (1)
- CRANNOG (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
Big Island is now almost completely submerged apart from a small pile of stones about 4m in diameter, showing above water. No boat available for close examination.
Visited by OS (R D) 3 November 1964 and (I S S) 16 March 1972.
Loch Calder is now a reservoir and the water level has been raised. Though level was relatively low at the time of investigation, island was submerged.
Visited by OS (N K B) 18 September 1964.
Big Island (NAT) Cairn (NAT) OS 6"map, (1959)
There is a hut circle on possibly artificial island in Loch Calder, which is said to have been a robber's dwelling about 1600.
F O Blundell 1913; Name Book 1872.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 4, 39.
- --- 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. 285.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 0661 6019 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/7906 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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