MHG27900 - AA Battery, Hill of Man

Summary

An anti-aircraft heavy gun battery, the concrete foundations of which were still extant in 2008.

Type and Period (1)

  • HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY (Second World War - 1939 AD to 1945 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Recorded in Redfern, "20th Century fortifications in the UK" two 3 inch guns.
A M Fox, Highland Council, 11.12.01

Anti-aircraft heavy AA Battery. J A Guy, 20th Century Defences (report nos 1,8, & 11).
A M Fox, Highland Council, 09.10.01.

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User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000

A number of concrete pads relating to the gun battery are still present on the site, which is the subject of a planning application for housing. Further information can also be found in the planning application file. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ND 3723 4982 (73m by 223m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet ND34NE
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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