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The Loch Migdale Crannog

There is a small, unprepossessing island in Loch Migdale, close to its western shore.  In January the dead sticks of some bushes poke out of the yellowed remains of last year’s grass, and the whole is encircled by a clatter of grey rocks.  802 more words


Next Lecture: When is a crannog not a crannog?

The next lecture in the 2013 – 2014 seminar series will be on the 1st April. The ‘When is a crannog not a crannog? Excavations at the Black Loch of Myrton, Wigtonshire: Scotland’s first loch village… 36 more words



Saturday 8th March 2014 ko 10.30

Ceredigion League Division One

ABERPORTH 3 (Griffiths 67 Glover 84og Smith 97)

CRANNOG 2 (R Roberts 11 S Jones 28) 779 more words


Diving fieldwork on 9 March

This past Sunday (9 March), myself and three other members of the Aberdeen University Sub-Aqua Club went to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve… 490 more words

Another extract

There was something else, something inside him. It hit him as he looked inwards.

Underneath his own bravado he sensed something faint, but devastating. It was so… 181 more words

Previous Crannog Research in Northeast Scotland

This will be a short post as there is not much to report here…I consider the northeast for this purpose to be the area made up of the modern council boundaries of Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Angus, Dundee City, Fife and Moray. 289 more words

The Crannog

The Neolithic people of northern Britain used to build artificial islands from coppiced timber in wetland habitats called Crannogs. Estuaries, bogs, lakes and river basins in Scotland and Ireland were exploited by people over thousands of years sourcing protein from fish and shellfish in the waters surrounding their dwellings. 262 more words