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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Crannog, Loch Assapol
    Bunessan at the north west end of Loch Assapol It is about 20 m from the north east shore and is usually about 0 6 m below water level It is roughly circular and is one of the smallest known crannogs measuring about 5 m across It appears as a mass of rounded boulders and is reputed to have been linked to the nearby shore by an artificial causeway Grid

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Crannog, Loch Ba
    north west end of Loch Bà It appears to consist entirely of loose boulders and was probably man made It was measured in 1973 when the water level was very low as being 12 m wide and standing 1 2 m above the water level It was probably an inhabited stronghold and is assumed to have been included in the lands of Knock part od the MacLean of Duart estate

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Crannog, Lochnameal
    It is sited on a rocky spine that rises 1 m above the surrounding ground and is roughly oval in plan measuring about 14 m by 9 m There is no evidence of a timber sub structure but the stone causeway that linked the crannog to the shore appears to have rested on a foundation of oak trunks The causeway was found when the loch was being drained as was

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Crannog (possible), Loch Poit na h-I
    m south of Achaban House It has been identified as a possible crannog because it differs from the other islets in the loch which consist mostly of natural rock This islet is stony and seems to be at least partially man made It appears to have been constructed from a mass of rounded granite boulders and is roughly oval in shape measuring about 13 m by 11 m It stands

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | An Sean Chaistiel Broch
    are exposed in the surface of the mound to establish that the broch is circular in plan with a wall at least 4 m thick enclosing a central court about 10 7 m in diameter The entrance on the north west is choked with debris including what appear to be fallen lintel stones it is checked for a door Traces of intramural structures can be seen on the NNE and

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun nan Gall Broch
    a defensive position the site lacks advantages because it can be approached easily from the south east along the ridge of the promontory and is exposed on all other sides at low tide Courtesy of Dr Sue Reed It is possible to trace almost the complete circuit of both the outer and inner faces of the well built dry stone wall which is 1 2 m in height on the north side where it is best preserved It varies in thickness between 3 0 m and 4 1 m and surrounds an internal space 10 4 m in diameter The entrance which is about 1 2 m wide at the inner and outer ends and checked for a door is on the east side The passage widens to 1 5 m immediately inside the checks and bar holes for a wooden draw beam can still be seen There is a ledge supported by slight corbelling on the inner wall about 0 6 m above the ground and a 1 0 m wide passage opens on the south side giving access to a stair leading upwards within the wall Of the five other openings in the inner wall four were probably

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Allt Cill Chriosd
    except on the north side where it can be approached along the spine of the ridge It is roughly circular in plan with an inner court measuring 11 m in diameter The wall varies between 2 1 and 3 6 m in thickness extensive lenghts of the outer wall having survived in place The inner wall is less well preserved only a few isolated inner facing stones having survived in

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | An Caisteal
    width The dry stone wall varies in thickness between 4 0 m on the south side and 6 1 m on each side of the entrance which is on the west side The entrance is narrow in the inner wall i e 0 6 m but the passage opens out on its north side to as much as 1 6 m before reaching the outer wall making it roughly L

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