Carlingwark Loch

Carlingwark is a pretty loch situated on the edge of the small town of Castle Douglas, Galloway, Scotland. It has a number of small islands, one at least of which form the remains of an ancient crannog that possibly dates from the late Bronze Age. Crannogs were defensive settlements built in rivers or lochs. Several archaeological finds have been retrieved from the loch including a bronze cauldron, sword and pan and two dugout canoes.

Carlingwark Loch

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