MHG30254 - Dingwall Rifle Range (2)


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Type and Period (1)

  • FIRING RANGE (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A military firing range comprising range, butts and targets orientated SW-NE. <1>

See Thumbnail Photo, showing target pulley system.
A more recent range. It has a large mound in front of a concrete structure. Behind the wall there are six targets, also small benches for the markers to sit on. There are two firing points. Warning signs are on the public footpath behind the targets.
Landranger 26
Information supplied by Annette Jack, 18.10
See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 24.10.01

The military firing range, noted in a 1998 Coastal assessment Survey, lies immediately adjacent to the Dingwall drill hall/Territorial Army centre (MHG59166). It is likely that the range is of the same pre-First World War origin. However, the range shown on the 2nd edition of the OS 6-map (Ross-shire), was interrupted by the construction of the new drill hall and a new range was constructed further east. The N part of the original firing range (MHG30252) continued in use.
Recorded as part of HS/RCAHMS World War One Audit Project 2013. <2> <3>

GIS spatial data copied from data supplied by AKK from the RCAHMS World War One Survey Project. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5577 5852 (365m by 391m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH55NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish DINGWALL

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