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TITLE
Crannog at Ledaig Moss, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P231
PLACENAME
Ledaig
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31031
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
crannogs
lake dwellings
Crannog at Ledaig Moss, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

This 'lake dwelling' or crannog is at Ledaig Moss, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. Crannogs were artificially constructed sites for a house or settlement. They were usually on an islet or in the shallows of a lake. Made of timber or sometimes stone, they date from the Late Bronze Age into the Middle Ages.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879

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Crannog at Ledaig Moss, nr Benderloch, Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; crannogs; lake dwellings

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This 'lake dwelling' or crannog is at Ledaig Moss, near Benderloch in Argyll and Bute. Crannogs were artificially constructed sites for a house or settlement. They were usually on an islet or in the shallows of a lake. Made of timber or sometimes stone, they date from the Late Bronze Age into the Middle Ages. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879