|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Second World War Pillbox, Keiss|
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Second World War Type 24 hexagonal pillbox with south-east facing aspect.
|Grid Reference:||ND 3537 6108|
- Survival: VISIBLE FEATURE (>1M (undated)
- Historic Environment Record: MHG13800
- NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 115450
- NMRS Record Details: ND36SE43 KEISS
- Old SMR Reference Number: ND36SE0030
Type 24, photo in J A Guy, 20th Century Defences, (report nos. 1, 8 & 11).
A M Fox, Highland Council, 09.10.01
ND36SE 43 3540 6115
Pillbox, Keiss. Dimensions: hexagonal, N-S side 4.95m, E-W sides c 3m, height 1.25-2.3m. Complete, but with some superficial damage. Located at the beach head. SE aspect.
C E Batey, Caithness Coastal Survey, 1981 <1>
HCAU site visit on 23/4/08. Grass covered roof. Damage on southern side of entrance is pronounced. There is also some damage and cracking throughout the brick work on seaward facing elevations, possibly due to subsidence as a result of coastal erosion <2>.
<1> Batey, C E, 1984, Caithness Coastal Survey 1980-82: Dunnet Head to Ousdale, 99, No. 315 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG1958.
<2> Puls, A, Comment by Andrew Puls, HC Archaeologist (Verbal Communication). SHG23286.
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