Accessibility

Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Craigie Mains

Crannog (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Craigie Mains

Classification Crannog (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 42855

Site Number NS43SW 18

NGR NS 408 316

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/42855

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2018.

Collections

Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Craigie
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS43SW 18.00 c. 408 316

NS43SW 18.01 c. 405 316 oar

In the 19th century a possible crannog was noted in the boggy hollow 'just to the south-west' of Craigie Castle; it was described as 'a slight rise in the meadow...mostly composed of stones', but the only rise visible in the bottom of the hollow is at NS 4079 3176, 70m NW of the castle. When the hollow was drained an oar was found.

J Smith 1895; RCAHMS 1985, visited (SH) October 1985.

References

MyCanmore Image Contributions


Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions