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ID:MHG37671
Type of record:Monument
Name:THURSO, THURSO CASTLE
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Grid Reference:ND 1240 6870
Map Sheet:ND16NW
Civil Parish:THURSO
Geographical Area:CAITHNESS

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  • Historic Environment Record: MHG37671
  • NMRS NUMLINK Reference: 202478
  • NMRS Record Details: ND16NW367 THURSO, THURSO CASTLE
  • Old SMR Reference Number: ND16NW0509

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Created automatically by NMRS Register Utility
User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
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ND16NW 367 Centred 1240 6870 and 1260 6875

A large military camp has been identified from post-war RAF vertical air photographs (CPE/Scot/UK 185, 1219-20, flown 9 October 1946) in the grounds to the SW of Thurso Castle. Up to 70 Nissen huts, in two main groups can be seen on the photographs with several other hut types.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), November 2001

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