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Crannog 3 Loch Awe

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Location: Bārr Phort

Map reference: NM 964 105

Date of Survey: 27 September 1972

Loch level OD: 35.448 m

Highest point of crannog OD: 36.648 m

Top to bottom of crannog: 5.95 m

Overall spread: 37 m x 29 m

Usable area: 15.5 m x 11.5 m

Description (1972): Crannog adding to natural bedrock and natural island. Extensive very steep stone facings on N and W sides. Natural ridge to south stretches away from bedrock.
Artificial boat-shaped depression, probably modern 'harbour' on E side, shown by lack of weathering of stones. Central area of crannog appeared to have beeen built up. Grass and trees on highest area. In a deep bay with no visible causeway

Finds: Triangular stone 0.25 m x 0.20 m x 0.10 m with narrow sharpening groove in it, on W side of top

Dating:

Post-1972:

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Crannog 3 was backed by bedrock



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