NG8478 : Loch Tollaidh

taken 46 years ago, 3 km from Poolewe, Highland, Great Britain

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Loch Tollaidh
Loch Tollaidh
The misty island in Loch Tollie is often said to be a crannog, and is marked as such on the OS map. Dixon's Gairloch and Guide to Loch Maree even goes so far as to say "it was once a fortalice of the MacBeaths, and subsequently of the M'Leods". The same information appears in David Alston's Ross and Cromarty - A Historical Guide. There is, according to the Loch Ewe Heritage Group, no evidence that this island was a crannog, so this description comes into the category of popular local myth.
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Date Taken
October 1972   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 May, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 84 78 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 57:44.6591N 5:37.3575W
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