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Whitefield Loch


<b>Whitefield Loch</b>Posted by markj99Image © markj99
Also known as:
  • Dorman's Island

Nearest Town:Stranraer (18km W)
OS Ref (GB):   NX237550 / Sheet: 82
Latitude:54° 51' 30.5" N
Longitude:   4° 44' 49.22" W

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Visited 29.09.18
There are no less than 5 crannogs listed for Whitefield loch on Canmore. The only crannog surveyed since 1976 is Dorman's Island which yielded evidence of occupation in 2003 & 2006 archaeological excavations (Canmore ID 62160).
The overgrown island is in the right location and the right size for this crannog, however I didn't find the causeway. The water's edge had a blue green algae and I didn't want to get too close.
Posted by markj99
30th September 2018ce
Edited 30th September 2018ce