Definition of Crannog. Meaning of Crannog. Synonyms of Crannog

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Definition of Crannog

Crannog
Crannog Cran"nog (kr?n"n?g), Crannoge Cran"noge (kr?n"n?j), n. [From Celtic; cf. Gael. crann a tree.] One of the stockaded islands in Scotland and Ireland which in ancient times were numerous in the lakes of both countries. They may be regarded as the very latest class of prehistoric strongholds, reaching their greatest development in early historic times, and surviving through the Middle Ages. See also Lake dwellings, under Lake. --Encyc. Brit.

Meaning of Crannog from wikipedia

- A crannog (/ˈkrænəɡ/; Irish: crannóg [ˈkɾˠan̪ˠoːɡ]; Scottish Gaelic: crannag [ˈkʰɾan̪ˠak]) is typically a partially or entirely artificial island, usually...
- the 20 crannogs found along Loch Tay have been radiocarbon dated to the Iron Age: Morenish Crannog 50 BC – AD  220 Morenish Boathouse Crannog 750 BC –...
- redeveloped into a number of tourist attractions. The Scottish Crannog Centre (formerly the Crannog Reconstruction Project) is an open-air museum on the south...
- 307°N 6.297°W / 54.307; -6.297 Loughbrickland Crannóg is a Bronze Age man-made island known as a crannóg, four miles (6.5 km) south west of Banbridge,...
- around 100 AD, they remained in use into and beyond the Pictish period. Crannogs, which may originate in Neolithic Scotland, may have been rebuilt, and...
- Dunluce Castle, County Antrim King's Stables, County Armagh Loughbrickland Crannog, County Down Examples of scheduled monuments in Scotland, as designated...
- place of some importance, attested by a crannog that once lay in an ancient lake in the townland. This crannog is stated as having been of a tolerable...
- the afanc (a monster nicknamed 'Gorsey') and has the only example of a crannog in Wales. Llangorse Lake is also one of the most mentioned sites in Welsh...
- The Breachacha crannog is a crannog located near Loch Breachacha, on the Inner Hebridean island of Coll. The crannog is recognised in the United Kingdom...
- the southwestern end of the loch. It is an artificial island, known as a crannog, and was likely constructed during the Iron Age. The island was originally...