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Crannog II

Another view of the Crannog on Llangorse Lake, with the rising sun lighting up the hills behind. I liked the reflections in the water in this image. 32 more words



A crannog is a man-made lake house, usually iron age. The one in Llangorse lake is as good a reconstruction as any.

Another early start, but the result was almost exactly as I had envisaged – I got great light, a still lake, mist on the lake, and I knew the sun would light up the Brecon Beacons behind the crannog – I love it when a plan comes together! 36 more words


Top Ten Builds by the Ancients that Were Exposed in 2015

By aprilholloway | Ancient Origins

There is no doubt that our ancient ancestors were adept at creating beautiful and masterful structures. The features they managed to construct easily rival some of the most important works built today. 745 more words


The Castle of the isle of Banchory

This post is to follow on from the excavation report post a last week which can be read HERE. The excavation was primarily interested in what (if any) phases of activity could be identified that pre-dated the medieval tower house that sits atop the Loch of Leys Crannog. 688 more words


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

Trips to the Scottish Crannog Centre and The Battle of Bannockburn Museum

With a love of Mexican culture fuelling the next stages of research I progressed into looking into tours and museums that I could visit closer to home. 475 more words

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