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Crannog 8 Loch Awe

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Location: West of Inishail

Map reference: NN 096 245

Date of Survey: 29 September 1972

Loch level OD: 35.418 m

Highest point of crannog OD: 36.918 m

Top to bottom of crannog: 1.5 m

Overall spread: 22.5 m x 21 m

Usable area: 11 m x 8 m

Description (1972): Built on one of several glacial mounds in the immediate area. No vegetation on top. 'Harbour' on east side composed of two projecting arms enclosing small area floored with stone chips
Shaped timber 0.75 m x 3.4 m, slightly hollowed, lay off to SSW 20 m from crannog's edge. Uncertain if this could be remains of an eroded log boat




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Crannog 8 was built on a natural island with other glacial mounds nearby, none occupied that we could see

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