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Artefacts from Castle Island Excavation Book-end the Use of the Site

Not a lot of artefacts came up from the Castle Island excavation undertaken two weeks ago. However, the few artefacts that did tell an interesting story. 645 more words



In Scotland I visited the Scottish Crannog centre next to Loch Tay. It was amazing to see this reconstruction of a Crannog over the water of Loch Tay. 60 more words

Patchy's Adventures

Probable New Crannog on Deeside

Back in July a small excavation was undertaken on a site called the Houff near the town of Lumphanan. The excavation was testing the theory that drained lochs in eastern Scotland contain recorded archaeological sites that are crannogs rather than what they have been recorded as – which range from motte, to natural feature, to mound. 502 more words


Inside Scotland: Kenmore and Vicinity

Location: Loch Tay, Kenmore, Scotland

We arrived in Kenmore on a bright and sunny day. It’s a small village in the northern end of Loch Tay in the Highland Perthshire mountains. 530 more words


Crannog in Scotland, Maybe?

In times of old, the Highlanders would build crannogs–many of them wooden structures on a loch to protect themselves. But sometimes they would use natural islands like these and fortify them. 759 more words

The Scottish Crannog Centre

After the visit of the stone circle, we went back to our guesthouse and had a decent night of sleep. The next day, the old lady told us that the… 463 more words


Celtic Housing

The Celts ruled Ireland for many centuries, so there are many examples of houses and settlements that they built just left lying around! Housing for these people can be split into 4 main categories: 1,076 more words

Celtic Ireland