MHG30320 - Observation post, Tomatin


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  • OBSERVATION POST (20th Century - 1951 AD to 1960 AD)

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Concrete 1950's underground type post. J A Guy, 20th Century Defences, (report nos. 1, 8 & 11)
A M Fox, Highland Council, 14.11.01.

The Tomatin bunker (Inverness 62 Post) was part of a countrywide network of monitoring posts providing data via telephone. The one-roomed concrete shelter is approx. 20’ down a narrow laddershaft. It was opened in 1963. The batteries and communication lines were removed in 1993. A brick aircraft post stands alongside.

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Subterranea Britannica website <1>

A Royal Observor Corps observation post is situated on the E side of the A9 from the Little Chef cafe. The underground bunker was constructed of brick and concrete in the 1950s.
J Guy 2000; NMRS MS 810/10, Vol.2, 119

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Grid reference Centred NH 7986 2994 (14m by 14m) (4 map features)
Map sheet NH72NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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