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Crannog 13 Loch Awe

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Location: Keppochan

Map reference: NN 078 223

Date of Survey: 26 September 1972

Loch level OD: 35.448 m

Highest point of crannog OD: 35.848 m

Top to bottom of crannog: 1.0 m

Overall spread: 17.5 m x 13 m

Usable area: ca 14 m x 12 m

Description (1972): Very low crannog built on shallow natural area. Many timbers visible at the centre and to the N and E: beams including two forks of trees. Approx three sides of roughly square stone setting on top, the fourth side closed by an area of small stones to the S of centre. Another area of small stones to SW of centre in line with a 'jetty', ca 4.5 m x 7.5 m which stretched to SW




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Always underwater except for dry years, Crannog 13 was not obviously man-made until up close. No steep-sided stone structure like others in the loch. Only when on the island can you see the timbers set in the surface and the stone settings.

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