|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Second World War Pillbox, Ackergill Links|
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Second World War Type 24 hexagonal pillbox with south-east facing aspect.
|Grid Reference:||ND 3553 6132|
- Historic Environment Record: MHG13798
- NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 88210
- NMRS Record Details: ND36SE33 KEISS
- Old SMR Reference Number: ND36SE0010
A brick and concrete modern pillbox at the beach head. It is hexagonal and complete, it's sides measuring from 3 to 5m and 1.25 to 2.3m high. The roof is grass-covered.
C E Batey Caithness Coatsal Survey 1981.
HCAU site visit on 23/4/08. Pillbox appears to be in good condition. Grass covered roof. Several of the openings have been blocked using beach pebbles <1>.
Keith Tilley posted a photograph of this site on the Highland HER Facebook page in June 2011. <2>
<1> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.
<2> Highland Council, 2011, Highland HER Facebook page, Keith Tilley, 07-06-2011 (Interactive Resource/Webpage). SHG25262.
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