What Is a Crannog?


Crannogs are types of ancient lake dwellings found all over Scotland and Ireland. They were built out in the water as defensive mechanism for homesteads 5000 years ago. They were occupied and people continued to build periodically until the 17th century ad.
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(in ancient Ireland and Scotland) a lake dwelling, usually built on an artificial island.
a small, artificial, fortified island constructed in bogs in ancient Scotland and Ireland.
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Crannogs are small, man-made islands that are found throughout Scotland in lochs and other inland waters. Similar structures are also known in other parts of the British Isles, particularly
(krăn'əg) n. An ancient Irish dwelling or fort built on an artificial island in a lake or marsh. [Irish Gaelic crannóg, wooden structure, pole, from Middle Irish
use tinfoil as a base to form the lake.then build up a pile of small stones and use Plasticine or modelling clay to make the dwellings. Matchsticks or twigs might be useful for making
Dear Kateri, A 'crannóg' is a Scottish or Irish lake settlement or lake dwelling, usually for defensive purpuses. They existed throughout history from the Neolithic onwards
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