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Crannog 9 Loch Awe

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Location: Ardnaseig

Map reference: NN 091 249

Date of Survey: 2 October 1972

Loch level OD: 35.357 m

Highest point of crannog OD: 37.637 m

Top to bottom of crannog: 1.68 m

Overall spread: 21.5 m x 17 m

Usable area: 5 m x 4.5 m (possibly modern capping)

Description (1972): Grass, trees and thick shrubbery. Crannog lies in a small bay in front of Ardnaseig House and possibly added to in Victorian times, giving an almost conical top. Nearest shore 30 m to the S. At time of survey it was possible to wade over to the crannog, but normally water would be at least chin deep.

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Crannog 9 may have been landscaped in the 19th century



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