The Crannog, Loch Tay
The Crannog on Loch Tay, Scotland. A crannog is a type of ancient loch-dwelling found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 2,500 years ago. Many crannogs were built out in the water as defensive homesteads and represented symbols of power and wealth. The Scottish Crannog Centre features a unique reconstruction of an early Iron Age loch-dwelling, built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (STUA), registered charity no. SCO18418.