MHG19582 - Brackla Airfield
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Type and Period (1)
- MILITARY AIRFIELD SITE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
- None recorded
Grass runways, few buildings survive. J A Guy, 20th Century Defences, (report nos. 1, 8 & 11)
For more details, see Jim Hughes "A Steep Turn to the Stars".
Also, RAF vertical AP which shows upto 300 Halifax & Warwick bombers waiting to be scrapped.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 10.10.01.
NH85SE 63 Centred 855 520
This airfield began life as a Relief Landing Ground for Dalcross (NH75SE 31), opening in July 1941.
Later in the War, the airfield had acquired wire mesh runways and four 'T2' hangars, none of which survive today and there is not much left to see apart from the usual collection of huts.
D J Smith 1983.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Francis, P. 1996. British military airfields, from airships to the jet age,. 23.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Smith, D J. 1983. Action stations 7: military airfields of Scotland, the North-East and Northern Ireland. 57.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Smith, D J. 1989. Britain's military airfields, 1939-45. 180.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 85825 51819 (1790m by 1848m) (Centred)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/91602 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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