This is a picture of a Scottish Crannog or ancient dwelling house. A crannog is quite simply a type of ancient (loch) dwelling house found throughout Scotland and Ireland dating from 5,000 years ago. The crannogs were built out in the water for its defensive properties and often represented symbols of power and wealth.
This part of the picture collections of Scottish photographs shows the variety of the Scottish landscapes and natural features which make up the country of Scotland. There are further pictures which show such diverse topics as scottish castles to images of industrial landscapes.
This set of pictures were taken by the Young Enterprise group of Loudoun Academy in Ayrshire (2005-06) who sold them to this site as part of their project. The group were particularly successful and won their regional finals.