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Lochcote

Jim Knowles

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Photos taken by Jim Knowles February 2010 
Possible Crannog (Canmore).

Composite near infra-red pole aerial photo   Jim Knowles

 
A near infra-red composite photo.

Local legend tells that this is a hermitage relating to the Knights of St John or their predecessors. It is formed from an aperture within the rock face. The remains of any front to the cell has long been removed for reuse in the local area.

Is it a monks cell or simply part of extensive limestone quarrying in the area?   Jim Knowles

 
The remains of Lochcote Castle

Composite near infra-red pole aerial photo  Jim Knowles

 
 

 

 

 

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