MHG22331 - Crackaig, Farm, Generator House

Summary

The remote reserve generator for Loth Radar Station.

Type and Period (3)

  • POWER STATION (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)
  • ENGINE HOUSE (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)
  • STAND BY SET HOUSE (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remote reserve generator for Loth Radar Station is situated 100m W of Crackaig House (NC91SE 7.00). Constructed of shuttered concrete with an entrance at both ends, much of the earth cover for the bunker has been removed since its use as a cattle shelter for the farm. The bunker is visible on vertical air photographs (CPE/Scot/UK/225, 3428-29, flown 1947).
Information from RCAHMS (DE) February 1999 <1>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<2>


<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Canmore ID 101264 (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.


<2> Briscoe, J M, 2008-11, Information and photographs of various sites submitted by Martin Briscoe, via Flickr (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23810.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9583 1066 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC91SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish LOTH

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