A crannog, or insulated fortress, usually constructed on piles in a loch; the same word as crannag, a pulpit.
Until recent years no crannog had been found in this country.
The loch having been drained away, we proceeded to exfoliate the crannog.
Evidently they were kitchen waste from the crannog, drifted to that quarter before the prevailing south-west wind.
In the crannog of Lochlee, near Tarbolton, a bronze pin was found (fig. 218), the head of which was inclosed in a ring.
The island in the lake was probably a crannog, or artificial fortified island, such as are common on the lakes of Ireland.
Carlingwark Loch contains several islets, on one of which is a crannog, or ancient lake dwelling.
On the borders of Tipperary is an ancient causeway leading presumably to a crannog or lake-dwelling.