Crannog, Loch Tay

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    This is a working replica of a Crannog on Loch Tay. It is an example of an ancient dwelling used over 5,000 years ago in Scotland and Ireland. There were 18, that they know of, built on Loch Tay alone. Some of the off shore islands in lochs today have risen from the debris of these collapsed dwellings.

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    Frank Foran, Shadowlarke, and Gary Thomson added this photo to their favorites.

    1. james™ 103 months ago | reply

      WOW this is a really great picture keep it up!

    2. racingsquirrel 103 months ago | reply

      Excellent reflection shot of the still dark waters. I like this almost primative looking building on the lochs. Such a barren landscape, it really does look like the ancient times. Quite a history lesson.

    3. Taylor Dundee 103 months ago | reply

      Thanks...I do love my history...especially the ancient stuff!

    4. Frank Foran 103 months ago | reply

      The detail on the far side is astonishingly beautiful and the Tay crannog never looked better!

      This is the first time I have come across your work and with this eye, and your interest, I recommend posting to the Economic and Social History Group - People and their Industry.

      Great work!

    5. Taylor Dundee 103 months ago | reply

      Many thanks for your kind comments everyone. Will post as recommended Frank.

    6. prairiedog (in and out) 103 months ago | reply

      Absolutely the image scenery and reflections..wonderful!

    7. billtam 99 months ago | reply

      Fascinating to see one of these reconstructed. Thanks for sharing
      Found in a search. (?)

    8. byronv2 64 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Building Scotland, and we'd love to have this added to the group! It will need to be geo-tagged though, please

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